How to search for a person by name and surname on the Internet?

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Today they exist different search strategies which can be applied to a particular user or person, since with the advent of social networks and internet platforms. It is common for people to be interested in having a profile on some of the more popular interaction sites.

Due to the importance this represents for humanity, we have prepared this article, where we will explain how search for a person on the Internet, only with his name and surname.


Search for a person by name and surname

The Internet provides users with a wide range of services that may be applicable to various aspects of human life. Even in those that are not that common. As track down an individual specific.


A person's first and last name is undoubtedly their most important personal information, as it allows them to be identified quickly and easily. Of course, this wouldn't be a crucial tool when doing a search, as there are estimated to be more than seven people in the world with the same name. Including their surnames.

Because of this situation you can use some resources available on the Internet, which will help you get much more accurate results.

How to search for a person using his first and last name on the Internet?

As mentioned above, there are a few methods that will allow you to search, by first and last name only. Next we will mention the most efficient means.

Social networks

First of all, it is necessary to carry out a thorough research on social networks, and it is currently very common to create some kind of profile on at least two interaction platforms.


Use the most common social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Linkedin o Instagram. As each of these platforms has a search engine associated with users near your location.


Start by accessing the search panel symbolized by a "Magnifying glass", write us the name and surname of the people you are looking for, try to remove the middle name and surname. Then search for his middle name and middle name (you can combine them) and finally add a nickname you know.

You may be out of luck on platforms like Instagram, as it requires the person to create a username that includes numbers and symbols.

Internet browser

There are some applications that have been organized exclusively to search for a specific person, the most useful and practical are:

  • The blank pages

This is a resource that can be used in some countries in practice add your name and surname of the person you are looking for e you need to add data such as the city in you think he is, and also his ID and ID number.


  • pipl

If you are a smart people finder, this tool is the perfect best option. So long as has more than 3.200 million people in all over the world registered on its platform and also has the possibility to search by name, surname, mobile number and e-mail of the person.


You may also be interested, How to find or find a person on Instagram? among other related topics.

There are also other research programs that carry out similar but specific activities. They may not include a worldwide user registry such as Pipl, including Yasni, WebMii, Stalkface, and Tinfoleak. Although the latter two tools consecutively use Facebook and Twitter to search.


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