The .NAME Domain

Registered Domains
.name is a
Generic Top-level Domain
The main Language used
Register .NAME as
Since 2001
Domain For
Personal Names
Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit

How to register a .name domain?

To register your .name domain, type your domain name into the box below.

As you type it will display whether the domain is available. It will list you the registrars and the registration price of .NAME domain. Click on one of the registrars from the list and it will take you to the registration page. Alternatively you can go to our Domain Name Search page to search for available .NAME domains or other Top level domains at the same time.

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Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%

Top .name websites

Global 1,164.
Global 12,745.
Global 17,797.
Global 31,312.

About .name

What is .name?

The .name web name is the generic top-level domain (gTLD) for Personal Names.
The .name has been around and gaining popularity since 2001.

Who can register .name domain?

Both individuals and legal entities are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .name extension.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .name extension?

At .name gTLD (generic top-level domain) the primary used language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world.

What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

When choosing a domain name always remember the following criterias:
For a .name domain use only letters, numbers, or dashes "-".
A domain may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain can neither begin nor end with hyphens. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .name domain length should be between 3-63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Allowable registration duration for .name web name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
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