The Best People Search Engines

BeenVerified

Search for people, criminal records and social network profiles by name and state on BeenVerified.

PeopleLooker

PeopleLooker is a new search site where you can find people and public records with a person's full name and state.

ThatsThem

That's Them is one of the best people finder sites with free search results and information to find a person by name.

Neighbor Finder

This free address lookup can find any people listed at the address and persons who live nearby.

Google People

Google search is a free way to find a person by name, user ID, nickname, email, phone number, location or other identifiers.

Google Images

Search for people using a full name, nickname, user ID or other personal details to find their photos on Google.

The more details you add to your search, the more likely it is that you will find the person.

Image search results can include social network photos and mugshots of people.

InstantCheckmate

Search InstantCheckmate to find people's phone numbers, addresses, public records and social media profiles.

PeopleSmart

Find a person's contact information, locations, family names and public records with a PeopleSmart search.

Whitepages

Free white pages directory assistance search by name.

ZabaSearch

The original free ZabaSearch.

Pipl

Pipl finder - lookup someone by name, email address, phone number or user ID.

Social Search

Search the top social networks to find people and their profile information.

DuckDuckGo

Find someone by full name, user ID, email address or phone number. Include a location for more targeted results.

Facebook

Facebook profiles.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn profiles.

The Best People Search Sites

Skipease is a collection of the best people and public record searches.

Each people search engine has its strengths and weaknesses.

You can lookup people by name, user ID, address, phone number, email or other personal identifiers.

Locating a hard-to-find person usually involves collecting personal information from multiple searches.

Free people finders, public records and social network searches are good ways to find someone.

However, some search sites may charge for premium information on people.

More people search and finder sites will be added as they become available.

Individual searches include:

Free People Search Tips:

• It is more difficult to find a person who has a common last name and/or first name. When searching for people with common names, it is often necessary to use additional personal details in your search if you want to locate them. The more information you have to identify a person, the easier it will be to find them online.

• There are several free people search sites that have come and gone. At one time, Spock and Wink were good free ways to find information on people. But those search services have been replaced by new sites that offer better ways to search for a person online.

• Google is probably the best all-around site for doing a free people search online. You can search for people by full name, street address, phone number, email address, nickname or username to find information about them for free on Google.

• The free "Social Search" on this page can be used to lookup people and find a person by name or user ID on the top social media sites. The people search on Facebook and Linkedin are the two best ways to find a person by their real name on social media.

• Free white pages and phone book sites are still a good way to search for people by name and location, even though some of the information that you find on a person may be outdated. Some of the best phone book and white pages sites include: WhitePages, Addresses, YP, 411, AnyWho and SuperPages. These sites also offer a reverse phone lookup search and a reverse address lookup search to find someone by phone number or street address.

• Popular people finder sites like White Pages, Pipl, ZabaSearch, AnyWho, PeekYou and ThatsThem provide free contact information on people when you search for a person by name. However, the street addresses and phone numbers that you find on these sites can be outdated.

• For more information on how to find people and public records see our search tips or visit our blog.