AMAZON.FirstName - Amazon Lex V1

If you are using Amazon Lex V2, refer to the Amazon Lex V2 guide instead.


If you are using Amazon Lex V1, we recommend upgrading your bots to Amazon Lex V2. We are no longer adding new features to V1 and strongly recommend using V2 for all new bots.


Commonly used first names. This slot type recognizes both formal names and informal nicknames. The name sent to your intent is the value sent by the user. Amazon Lex doesn't convert from the nick name to the formal name.

For first names that sound alike but are spelled differently, Amazon Lex sends your intent a single common form.

In the English (US) (en-US) locale, use the slot name AMAZON.US_First_Name.


  • Emily

  • John

  • Sophie