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Python tool to interface with "Nomes" IBGE API v.2

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Python library to interface with “Nomes” IBGE API. Further, the tools can be used to query the persons names from Brazil. The IBGE API is based on 2010 Census.


  • Query by name(s) gender(s) based on 2010 IBGE Census from Brazil. Gender return are ‘F’ or ‘M’. Indefined gender is ‘’.
  • Query by name(s) ocurrence(s) by gender on Brazil or specific state
  • Query by name(s) occurrence(s) on specific gender or on all
  • Query by names ranking occurrence on Brazil (20’s most)


  • Python 2 or newer
  • requests
  • Pandas


$ pip3 install pygenderbr


Class Gender

>>> from pygenderbr import Gender
>>> gapi = Gender()
>>> g = gapi.getgender('joao')
>>> print(g)
Name: gender, dtype: object
>>> g = gapi.getgender(['joao','maria'])
>>> print(g)
JOAO     M
Name: gender, dtype: object

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