How to Validate a Last Name in Python

Name validation is an excellent safeguard against a whole range of potentially bad outcomes, especially when dealing with customer relations and legal matters. To assist in verifying name accuracy, let’s set up a last name validation system in a few easy steps.

This is going to be super easy. First, client installation.

pip install cloudmersive-validate-api-client

And now for our code to call the name_validate_last_name function. This will require creation of an API instance using a key. Then that instance will allow us to call the before-mentioned function.

from __future__ import print_functionimport timeimport cloudmersive_validate_api_clientfrom cloudmersive_validate_api_client.rest import ApiExceptionfrom pprint import pprint# Configure API key authorization: Apikeyconfiguration = cloudmersive_validate_api_client.Configuration()configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'# create an instance of the API classapi_instance = cloudmersive_validate_api_client.NameApi(cloudmersive_validate_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))input = cloudmersive_validate_api_client.LastNameValidationRequest() # LastNameValidationRequest | Validation request informationtry:# Validate a last nameapi_response = api_instance.name_validate_last_name(input)pprint(api_response)except ApiException as e:print("Exception when calling NameApi->name_validate_last_name: %s\n" % e)

And voila! Our surname validator is done!

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