Today, almost everyone has some kind of presence on the internet; direct or indirect. So it’s really easy to find anyone if you do a proper online search. In your search for people, people search engines can help immensely.
These search engines dig deep into online records to look for people using different parameters. If you are looking for someone special or just want to say thank you to the guy who saved you from that bully in high school, you can take advantage of any of the below-mentioned people search engines.
Pipl is one of the most comprehensive people search engines that can find people all over the world using different parameters. You can enter a name, email address, username or phone number to start searching for people (more information; the better).
Pipl is a reliable and quite an easy to use platform that allows you to quickly find anyone, anywhere. Additionally, you can use filters like age and location to pinpoint the right person. I searched for multiple people on Pipl and found almost all of them in the first 10 results (including myself).
2. Peek You
Peek You uses the similar approach as Pipl when it comes to searching for the database, but it might not be as easy to use. It shows extensive information about a given name or username that might be a little difficult to absorb for novice users.
Peek You offers extensive information including emails, social profiles, public records, web search results and images for the name you entered. You will have to comb through all of this information to find the exact match. It is one of the best tools if you want to see the web presence and images of people.
The US only people search engine, ZabaSearch is a great search engine if you are looking for someone in the USA. It will show their phone number, state, and address to track them.
With ZabaSearch, you can run extensive background checks to see anyone’s public records and social presence. There is also an option to send messages directly from the website to people to ask if they are the one you are looking for.
WhitePages shows complete profiles of people living in the USA so you could run background checks or find someone specific. Age and location filters make it easy to pinpoint the right person, and then you can view their profile for more information.
Whitepages has a simple interface and offers a number of features. The information you can get includes, family members, public records, contact details and other business oriented information.
BeenVerified offers comprehensive information on names, emails, phone numbers and even properties, but you will have to get paid membership if you want all the information. If you need to run background checks frequently, then BeenVerified might be worth a try.
The most unique feature about BeenVerified is that it can give you detialed information about people in a specific area. All the basic information about people is free, but it can also create a complete profile of selected people for paid members.
As the name suggests, Address Search lets you do lookups on email addresses and street addresses of people. Limited to only the USA, it will show you email and location of people using the name or other information provided.
Address Search gives you free information on millions of email and miling addresses. However, it hides both email and street address partially to respect the privacy of people. Nevertheless, you can send an email through the website to the person you’re trying to find.
Google Search isn’t actually a people search engine, but it could be the most customizable one. Though, Google will show tons of unrelated information, but you can take advantage of Google advanced search to pinpoint your search.
Google has data on all the websites and can offer a huge amount of information about anyone or any contact detail. You can customize the search according to your specific requirements. Check out our guide to use Google Search better to understand how you can effectively search for people online.
Criminal Searches lets you see the criminal record of anyone using basic information provided by you. From basic traffic violations to time spent in jail, it will tell you all the criminal background of people. You can use advanced search parameters to look for the right person.
Criminal Searches is best option for finding criminal records of people. It lets you know about people with criminal background in your neighborhood, or get alerts for recorded criminal activity of specific people.
Lullar is a people search engine specifically made for finding profiles of people on different social media. Some of the social websites include Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, and Pinterest, etc.
Lullar is the perfect platform if you need to see someone’s presence on multiple social networks. You can provide name, email or username of anyone and it will run a search on popular social media platforms for matching people.
Infobel is specially created for finding information about companies, but it also helps you do a search on people working in different companies or businesses.
With information on companies in 51 countries, Infobel shows their exact location, creation date, stock information and other details about the working of the company. If you’re searching for a person, it will show contact information and information about their work background.
Yasni might be a little overwhelming, but it can be extremely helpful if you manage to pinpoint it. When you search for someone, it will show the usual information for that name. Additionally, you can also look for people based on their working background.
Yasni helps you find people based on professional background. It will show locations and work/title backgrounds at the top so that you can pinpoint the person you’re looking for. This makes it astonishingly easy get specific information about the person you’re interested in.
You can take advantage of the Facebook Friend Browser to quickly look for people using different parameters. By default, Facebook shows all the people who you have any connection with, but you can also manually search for people. If they have a Facebook profile, then finding them shouldn’t be too much of a problem.
Being the biggest social network with 1.79 billion active users, there is a good chance the person you are looking for also has an account on Facebook. There is a search form on Facebook where you can enter the name, hometown, current city, school or occupation and other profile related information to find the exact match.
13. Person LookUp
Person LookUp gives you access to multiple people search engines to find people using specific parameters or access specific information about them.
Person LookUp is a search engine to find different people search engines. There are search engines to find public records, find school friends, find people based on location and find contact information about people etc.
Find People Search will show the exact address, phone number, and email address of the person you’re searching for specifically in the US. You can also send them an email, delete their information and set up notifications for more information on the person.
A very easy to use people search engine that offers a good amount of contact information about people. You simply need to provide name or email address and select the US state where they reside. You can also get a notification when information will be updated for a specific person.
MyLife is good for finding information about people, but it is more useful in finding online information about yourself so you can manage it according to your needs. Of course, you can also use this tool to get more information about other people. However, you will have to sign up for a free account to see the reports.
If you think your background information may affect your future, then you can use MyLife to track what other people can find out about you online and manage this information manually.
With access to all the aforementioned people search engines, it shouldn’t be too much of a problem to find the person you are looking for. If one search engine fails to find the person, you should give try to others. Each search engine uses different databases to look for people, so you never know which one may be able to help you.
My recommendation would be to give Pipl a try first as it does a great job of quickly finding people. However, if you are interested in learning more about a person, then Yasni or MyLife is a good choice too.