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Name Parser: Parse a person full name to retrieve its parts

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This package is specific mainly for applications used in United States United States .

This class can be used to parse a person full name to retrieve its name parts.

It takes a person name as it is often presented in the United States and parses it to extract the first name, middle name, last name, title and suffix of the person.

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Person names are represented in various formats depending on the country of the person.

This class can parse a person names in several variants as they may be presented in the United States. It makes it easy for PHP applications extract the different parts of the names of the people.

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Very clever, very smart, does what it's supposed to do
15 years ago (Richard Keizer)
I know how hard this particular task is.
15 years ago (F Philip DeGeorge)