May 11th, 2015
We’ve updated the homepage to have a new layout. Fields are now grouped by category, which will hopefully make it easier to find the data you are looking for. For example, the Physical Characteristics category has height, weight, and blood type.
We’ve also added a few new fields:
- The Western Union MTCN and MoneyGram MTCN fields provide fake money transfer tracking numbers.
- The tropical zodiac field gives the astrological sign associated with the generated birth date.
- The telephone country code gives the number that must be dialed to reach phone numbers in the generated country.
April 17th, 2015
We’ve made significant improvements to the Fake Mail Generator. It is now faster, more reliable, and works on mobile devices. We’ll be continuing to roll-out new features and design tweaks to make it the best temporary email service available.
March 28th, 2015
We are doing a trial run of offering the Fake Name Generator under the https protocol. This often allows you to get around web filter restrictions.
To give it a try, simply visit https://www.fakenamegenerator.com/
March 9th, 2015
We are starting fresh with new, professional translations of the Fake Name Generator. Our old translations, many of which were machine translated, have been removed completely from our website.
We’ll be publishing these new translations over the next several months. To get started, we’ve translated the Fake Name Generator into Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.
If you find a mistake in our translations, please let us know! We’ve switched to standard gettext .po files. This makes it easy for our visitors to contribute improved translations of our website.
March 3rd, 2015
We noticed we were missing country flags for a few countries. These flags are visible within the My Names page. This has been corrected.
March 2nd, 2015
We’ve fixed the save button. This inadvertently got broken during the launch of our responsive design a few days ago. Sorry for the inconvenience!
March 2nd, 2015
The Fake Name Generator will be unavailable for a brief period of time starting March 6, 2015 at 6:00 AM UTC. We anticipate only a brief interruption in service while we update the software that runs our servers.
February 28th, 2015
We’ve updated the underlying code for the Fake Name Generator website to use responsive design features. This means that our site will now adapt to the size of the screen you are using, whether you are on a desktop, a phone, a tablet, or some other device.
If you have been screen scraping the Fake Name Generator, please stop. Your existing code has probably stopped working due to changes in the structure of our site. Instead of screen scraping, please consider our free bulk ordering system that lets you get up to 50,000 identities at a time.
Found a problem? Please let us know!
February 27th, 2015
Some bulk order formats (such as CSV and pipe delimited) are sensitive to extra lines at the end of the file. We had an issue that was adding a blank line to the end of these files. The bulk order process has been updated to remove this extra blank line.
January 24th, 2015
We’ve fixed a bug in the bulk ordering system that was displaying Cyprus (Anglicized) as the country full name when the country name should have been Cyprus (Greek).