gender (0.5.2)

Predict Gender from Names Using Historical Data.

https://github.com/ropensci/gender
http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/gender

Encodes gender based on names and dates of birth using historical datasets. By using these datasets instead of lists of male and female names, this package is able to more accurately guess the gender of a name, and it is able to report the probability that a name was male or female.

Maintainer: Lincoln Mullen
Author(s): Lincoln Mullen [aut, cre], Cameron Blevins [ctb], Ben Schmidt [ctb]

License: MIT + file LICENSE

Uses: dplyr, httr, jsonlite, ggplot2, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, covr
Reverse suggests: randNames

Released almost 2 years ago.