names, or: lorem ipsum for identity

2016/09/08
Thursday

names dispenses real-looking full names, drawing from 1990 US Census data. Handy when simulating real people.

In [1]: import names

In [2]: names.get_full_name()
Out[2]: u'Terrance Clement'

In [3]: names.get_full_name(gender='female')
Out[3]: u'Anita Randolph'

In [4]: names.get_full_name(gender='male')
Out[4]: u'Jack Orozco'

Installation

pip install names