Here are short descriptions of some programs for PC and/or Mac
in English that deal with given names:
This is a large database of 40'000 given names implemented as a
Windows program by the Canadian software house
Target audience includes writers that have to name a lot of
fictional people for their stories as well as parents searching for
good names for their babies. A 14-days trial version is available for
Cootchy Cootchy Who?
This software which a very catchy name offers of a database of
9'000 names. Unfortunately there are very few informations
about the program on the ordering page, and I could not find a
website for the author "Compass Software Inc." in Indianapolis.
This is another simple Windows program, distributed as shareware. It
has a database of 3000 names. The specialty of this program is the
possibility to calculate the "number of a name" based on theories
developed by Pythagoras, a ancient Greek mathematician and mystic and
view the "meaning" of this number for the character of the name
This shareware from a software company in Malaysia offers informations
about 2000 Muslim names. It is possible to test the program for 14
days, albeit with a low number of 40 or 50 names visible only.