How does a fake name generator work?

#1

example: https://www.fakenamegenerator.com/gen-male-us-hu.php

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#2

It pulls from a dataset containing the names, based upon the criteria entered on the site. When someone clicks ‘Generate’ it most likely triggers a function and displays the result.

Inspecting this php script might explain it a bit better
view-source:https://www.fakenamegenerator.com/gen-random-us-us.php

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#3

There are many methods of text generation. Markov chains are an old trick and a good starting place, which you can use to generate either longer texts or just simple names

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#4

Unsurprisingly, however, the immediate future of text generation models is probably neural.

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