100+ Alternative Search Engines You Should Know

If someone asks you, off the top of your head, what search engines you use or know off, chances are you’ll be naming the regulars: Google, Bing, Yahoo. The Internet however is a really big place and there are plenty more search engines out there that can cater to very specific requirements.

General Search Engines

We’re skipping the search engines that everyone know about so you won’t be seeing Google, Yahoo or Bing in this list. Here are many other alternative search engines available out there.

Regional Search Engines

Kid-Safe Search Engines

These search engines provide children with a search service that keeps out age-inappropriate materials unfit for consumption for young ages.

Social Media Search Engines

Image & Icon Search Engines

Knowledge Search Engines

Private Search Engines

More private search engines: Lukol, Privatelee

Metasearch Engines

More metasearch engines: WebCrawler , ZapMeta, Excite, Yippy, Qrobe

Search Engines to Search for People

Search Engines for News

Search Engines to Search Blogs

The following are search engines to search for niche blogs based on blog categories.

Other Search Engines