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This Wikiproject aims to provide structured data to study people's names throughout history, in the whole world, in all languages, for all people present in Wikidata, through structural properties and linguistic information.



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Basic principlesEdit

These are the basic principles of this project. For more specific info, see Wikidata:WikiProject Names/Help


People names is a complex subject of study, because of historical, cultural, linguistical usages for naming. Therefore, we have a few generic properties, and a LOT of very specific ones, to be able to manage most cases.

-> See the dedicated subpage for a list: Wikidata:WikiProject Names/Properties.

Sample itemsEdit

Tools and gadgetsEdit

There are many tools and gadgets that can help you :


See alsoEdit