[R] Identifying Gender

Ismail SEZEN sezenismail at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 21:58:24 CET 2016

> On 1 Dec 2016, at 23:42, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2016, Saba Sehrish via R-help wrote:
>> I have a csv file of Names based on male and female managers. Is there
>> some code in R to identify the gender by names?
> Saba,
>  Despite the availability of some tools you'll never find a satisfactory
> answer. Consider Lynn, Alex, Ari, Blaine, Blake, Bobby, etc. Then you'll get
> others that don't fall into any discrete category.
>  Perhaps a separate column in your CSV file for gender?

Rich is right and I don’t think that you have thousands of "managers". Perhaps maximum 100? So, it’s more reasonable to identify the gender manually.

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