pdNickname : Name and Nickname Database
New version 2.0 Available Now
Matching and merging names can be tricky. How do you relate William Smith with Bill Smith? The answer is the new pdNickname 2.0. It is an easy-to-use, comprehensive, and up-to-date database designed to facilitate matching names that are dissimilar because one is a given first name while another is a nickname or other variation. It is available in Pro and Standard editions.
A one-of-a-kind proprietary resource developed and tested in the field over more than 20 years, it contains a large set of related English, Spanish, and international first names and nicknames covering more than 200 languages along with a host of additional features never before available on this scale.
Both editions of pdNickname include the same names and features except the Pro version comes equipped with fuzzy logic. The Standard edition has everything except fuzzy logic records. Fuzzy logic allows matching when lists have typographical errors and stylized spellings.
pdGender : Name and Gender Coding Database
New version 2.0 Available Now
Male and Female identification is essential for businesses and organizations. It allows you to send mail with a personal touch. Gender Coding also allows you to filter, map, and analyze your data based on this critical demographic. The new pdGender 2.0 lets you accomplish this in ways not before possible on this scale. It is available in Pro and Standard editions.
This package contains the same names in our flagship pdNickname database (above), and like it, is an easy-to-use proprietary resource that has been developed and tested in the field over more than 20 years.
Both editions of pdGender include the same names and features except the Pro version comes equipped with fuzzy logic. The Standard edition has everything except fuzzy logic records. Fuzzy logic allows matching when lists have typographical errors and stylized spellings.
- pdNickname and pdGender Fuzzy Logic Add-on Packs. (See the Add-ons tab for more information.)
- pdNickname Standard to Pro Upgrade Pack: Expands pdNickname Standard to Pro features. ($222) Add to Cart
- pdGender Standard to Pro Upgrade Pack: Expands pdGender Standard to Pro features. ($188) Add to Cart
- pdNickname Pro plus pdGender Pro Bundle. ($695) Add to Cart
pdGeoTIGER : ZIP+4 and Address Range GeoCoding Databases
Includes bonus pdGeoSupplement reference file
Location data plays a central role in decision making, from market analysis and risk assessment to targeting and customer management, and it is important precise GeoCoding information is employed from the start. pdGeoTIGER was developed to provide exactly this. It is available in Pro and Standard editions.
These easy-to-use packages are drawn from the most recent edition of the U.S. Census Bureau TIGER/Line Shapefiles, but 15 million proprietary corrections and enhancements are also built in, resulting in exceptionally comprehensive United States national GeoCoding databases. Latitude and longitude coordinates and locations (such as Census Tract and Block) can be assigned based on ZIP+4, and with the Pro version, on Address Range as well.
Both editions include an accurate 30 million record ZIP+4 GeoCoding database. The Pro version adds a 60 million record Address Range database for even greater precision.
pdCensus2010 : Census Demographics Database
Includes bonus pdGeoSupplement reference file
U.S. Census demographics are an indispensable tool for businesses, organizations, schools, researchers, students, and government. pdCensus2010 provides more than 150 of the most important Census 2010 variables in an easy-to-use format. It is available in Pro and Standard editions.
Drawn from U.S. Census 2010 data and tabulated at multiple summary levels and geographic components, either package offers a comprehensive United States national demographics database. They encompass the subject areas of geography, population count, urban/rural, gender, race, age, households, families, and housing units.
The Pro edition includes tabulations to the smallest Census geographic level, the Census Block. The Standard version includes everything except the Census Block summation, and instead tabulates to the second smallest Census geographic level, the Census Block Group.
pdCensus2000 : Census Demographics Database
U.S. Census data from 2000 continues to be an essential resource, and pdCensus2000 offers more than 150 of the most indispensable Census 2000 variables in an easy-to-use format.
Akin to its newer sibling pdCensus2010 (above), this package is a comprehensive United States national demographics database built from Census 2000 data and tabulated at multiple summary levels. It encompassing the subject areas of geography, population count, age, race, housing units, income, and employment. The smallest geographic entity presented is at the Census Block Group level.
pdACS2013 : American Community Survey (ACS) Demographics
Includes bonus pdGeoSupplement reference file
The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing statistical review conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau that samples a percentage of the population every year. pdACS2013 is drawn from the latest ACS data collected between 2007 and 2011 and published in 2012. It is available in Pro and Standard editions.
Both easy-to-use packages include three summary files (2011, 2009-2011, and 2007-2011) tabulated for 137 summary level and geographic component combinations. The demographic estimates tables encompass population, educational attainment, foreign birth, Hispanic origin, race, school enrollment, housing, and a host of other subject areas. The smallest geographic entity presented is at the Census Block Group level.
Both editions include 208 estimates in 45 demographic tables. The Pro version adds corresponding margins of error for estimate variables.
pdZIP : 5-digit ZIP Code Database
There are more than 41,000 USPS 5-digit ZIP Codes in the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and insular areas. pdZIP provides you with core information about them: latitude and longitude coordinates, preferred city and abbreviation, state name and abbreviation, county name in both long and short form, FIPS codes, Area Code, Time Zone, and geographic size.
But there is more—built into this easy-to-use package are numerous demographic counts and calculations from the 2010 and 2000 American national Census relating to population, gender, race, age, households, families, housing units, income, and employment, making it a particularly comprehensive ZIP Code database.
pdCountry : Country Database
The world is becoming a smaller place and a handy collection of key country data is invaluable. pdCountry fits the bill in good fashion representing the entire globe, including all seven continents. This easy-to-use reference package provides the country’s full name and short form name, ISO country abbreviations, ISO numeric country code, latitude and longitude coordinates, Capital city, preferred noun and adjective for referring to the citizenry, name and ISO code for the national currency, currency subunit, ITU country calling code, and Internet URL extension for top-level domains.
Uses for pdCountry are innumerable, and no company or organization that does international business should be without it. Financial companies, travel agents, webmasters, news agencies, research institutions, schools, students, and government will find it of particular value.
pdSuite Master Collection
Includes the New pdNickname 2.0 and pdGender 2.0
Those in need of a wide variety of database resources will find pdSuite Master Collection an excellent value. It combines eight of the best Peacock Data products, including more that 100 million database records, into a single cost saving package.
Individually purchased at list price the databases in this collection are valued at $2,228.00—while the suite lists for only $995.00, more than half off.
Products include: pdNickname Pro, pdGender Pro, pdGeoTIGER Pro, pdACS2013 Pro, pdCensus2010 Pro, pdCensus2000, pdZIP, and pdCountry.
Standard to Pro Upgrades
These upgrades expand the features of Standard editions to Pro features but within the same version number (such as Version 2 Standard to Version 2 Pro).
Add to Cart ($222) pdNickname Standard to Pro Upgrade Pack: Expands pdNickname 2.x Standard to pdNickname 2.x Pro features.
Add to Cart ($188) pdGender Standard to Pro Upgrade Pack: Expands pdGender 2.x Standard to pdGender 2.x Pro features.
Also see the Add-ons tab for pdNickname and pdGender fuzzy logic add-on packs packs.
These upgrades are to a higher version number (such as Version 1 to Version 2). Currently no version upgrades are available. Version upgrade pricing is offered to current users for 30 days following the release of an updated product. After this deadline eligibility for the upgrade expires, but users who would like to move up to the newer package can still contact their sales representative for individualized pricing. We will try to be as helpful as possible.
How to keep informed about version upgrades
Licensed users who subscribe to our mail list are sent email notifying them of upgrades and time limitations.
Upgrade availability is also prominently announced on our website when new versions are released.
Please contact your sales representative for more information.
Fuzzy logic add-ons for pdNickname and pdGender
The fuzzy logic capabilities of pdNickname 2.x and pdGender 2.x are expandable with add-on packs which can easily and economically be appended to the main databases. They include new algorithms and randomizers developed since the original release of the products as well as tweaks to the original algorithms influenced by user experience and our own field testing. The add-on packs are fully compatible with both the Pro and Standard editions of the products.
Fresh fuzzy logic add-on packs are released each month. They are available in the form of subscriptions, individual packs, and hybrid bundles. There are corresponding sets for both products which include the same names and utilize the same algorithms. Also see the Upgrades tab for pdNickname Standard to Pro and pdGender Standard to Pro upgrade packs.
Individual add-on packs
Fuzzy Logic Add-on Pack 1A:
Buy pdNickname Pack 1A (1,142,330 records/$88) | Buy pdGender Pack 1A (34,241 records/$66)
Immediate download. Released March 1, 2014. Based on algorithm revision #1. Concentrates on English, Native American, and Spanish names but also includes a set of related international names.
Products are delivered electronically and you will be able to download your databases immediately upon successful completion of our online order form. Once your payment is processed by our provider, PayPal, you will be directed to a webpage where you can download your products. Links will also be provided in an email so you can download at a later time. The email will also indicate how long the links will be open for you and how many attempts you have.
To ensure compatibility with any operating system and database platform, all products are provided in multiple file formats and utilize only the ANSI character set (ASCII values 0 to 127 and extended values 128 to 255).
pdNickname and pdGender are fully compatible and both are comprised of the same set of names. For every name, gender, origin, usage, and relationship type in the pdNickname database, there is a corresponding record in the pdGender database linked by an identification number. The names in pdNickname Pro are in pdGender Pro and the names in pdNickname Standard are in pdGender Standard.
pdGeoTIGER, pdCensus2010, pdCensus2000, and pdACS2013 all utilize the same U.S. Census Bureau coding conventions. All packages are compatible with each other, including pdCensus2000 for legal/statistical areas where the geography has not changed since the 2000 U.S. Census. These databases are also fully compatible with raw U.S. Census Bureau data and other databases and applications that make use of their coding conventions.
pdZIP utilizes USPS and U.S. Census Bureau coding conventions. pdCountry utilizes ISO and ITU coding conventions.
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