Human names are complicated and nonstandard things. Humaniformat, which is based on Anthony Ettinger's 'humanparser' project ( https://github.com/ chovy/humanparser) provides functions for parsing human names, making a best- guess attempt to distinguish sub-components such as prefixes, suffixes, middle names and salutations.
Author: Oliver Keyes
format) is a human names parser for R. With it, you can parse names, distinguishing salutations, suffixes, and first, middle and last names.
humaniformat recognises compound last names (and preserves them) from a wide range of cultures, although the name format itself is somewhat Western-centric (it assumes, for example, that first name comes before last name, which is not always the standard).
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