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People Search

Search over 12 billion public records for phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, location history, social media profiles and much more.

What is a People Search?

A People Search allows you to confidentially search for information about people including available phone numbers, address history, social media profiles, e-mail addresses and more. Access available historical records like marriage and criminal for an additional fee.

How a People Search Can Help You


Find Contact Information

Discover phone numbers and email addresses of the past or new acquaintances.

Verify Facts

Avoid catfishing and other scams by verifying info of people you meet online.

Stay Safe

Search criminal records (upgrade required) to be aware of any potential threats.

Search Yourself

Find out which elements of your digital footprint are viewable by others.

Questions about People Search

How does Spokeo's People Search work?

Spokeo searches through millions of phone records, including both landline and cellphone numbers. One of the fastest reverse lookup services available, we provide free results in seconds and can let you know if we found matching records, such as name, address, and more.

What information can you find from a People Search?

With a People Search you may get...

  • Contact Information: Names, Aliases, Phone Numbers, Email Addresses
  • Location History: Current Address, Past Addresses, Residents, Neighbors
  • Family and Associates: Family Members, Household Demographics, Birth Records, Marriage Records
  • Social Media: Social Media Accounts, Usernames, Dating Sites
  • Personal Details: Age/Birth Info, Marital Status, Education Level, Hobbies & Interests
  • Wealth Data: Property Owned, Lifestyle Data, Investments, Estimated Salary
  • Criminal Records*: Criminal Records, DUIs, Sex Offenses, etc.
  • Available for sale beyond basic report or membership fee.

How can I find someone online with People Search?

To conduct a search, simply scroll up to the top of the page, enter your query into the search box and click "Search Now". Spokeo supports five types of searches. You can search by name, by phone number, by email address, by social media username, and by address. Our search box automatically detects the type of search entered, and displays all available results once the search is complete.
  1. To conduct a Name search, enter a first and last name. Name searches typically provide contact information, social media profiles and general details on the person you searched.
  2. To conduct a Phone search, type in the full 10-digit phone number. Phone number searches provide ownership details, including the name of the phone's owner, the location the phone number is registered to, and carrier information.
  3. To conduct an Email search, enter the full email address. Email address searches both provide the names of the individuals that have used this email address, as well as any social media profiles registered with that email address.
  4. For Username search, you can either enter a known online "handle" or try simply removing everything following the "@" on someone's email address. Username searches have the same function as email addresses, but can uncover social media profiles that may not be registered under the same email address, but use the same online "handle."
  5. To conduct an Address search, supply the full street address including city, state and zip code. Address searches can provide ownership information, data on current tenants if not owner occupied, value estimates, and other neighborhood information.

Why do people use Spokeo’s People Search?

It can take you a significant amount of time to sift through tens or hundreds of results, not to mention a multitude of web pages, some less relevant than others. Spokeo saves you time by quickly and efficiently analyzing 12 billion public records and over 100 social media networks to get the information you're looking for almost instantly. Our databases also compile information from a wide variety of licensed sources that may not be available through basic internet searches. We then serve this information to you in easy-to-read reports. Spokeo also saves you time searching with advanced filtering options that can help you pinpoint the exact person, or information, that you are looking for. Plus, we can even notify you when any changes are made or new information is added to the report.

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Do not use any information obtained through Spokeo to determine a person's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, housing (tenant screening), or for any other purpose covered under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. Spokeo gathers information from public sources, which may not be complete, comprehensive, accurate or even up-to-date. This service is not a substitute for your own due diligence, especially if you have concerns about a person's criminal history. Spokeo does not verify or evaluate each piece of data, and makes no warranties or guarantees about the information offered.