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How to Find a Person's Address

Ujwal Deshmukh Jan 28, 2019
Advancements in communication technology have made it possible to find a person's address quickly and easily. However, what are the different ways in which this task can be carried out? Let's find out.
In the 1990s, it was really difficult to find a person's address, and things became worse if you did not even have the contact number of that person. In those times, searching for things and people on a global level was really a challenging task. But now the same task has become much easier and quicker.
This is because the global information network has grown enormously, and now you have everything available on the Internet. Today, you can find information on the smallest as well the largest of things, and finding a person's address has comparatively become much easier too.

Finding a Person's Address by Name

At times, you might be knowing a person's name, but you might not be aware of his or her other unique identification information, such as the phone number, email address, etc. But fret not. Despite these shortcomings, the task is still easy, and you would be able to retrieve quick information.
Here are the techniques to find a person's address by name, on the Internet.

■ You can opt for any of the web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer for this purpose.
■ Visit any of the standard search engines and then type the first name, middle name and the family name of the person. Typing the full name would confine the search to yield results matching the entire name. If you just type the first name of the person, then you would get confused, as there would be several results having that specific term in them.
■ If you do not get relevant, desired or search specific results, then you can add some more information to your search, such as, the organization's name wherein the person is working, some sports club with which the person is/was associated, or any other unique information related to the individual.
■ Suppose you know the person's country of residence, and city too, then you can also type the person's entire name and then also add the name of the city and country where he is staying. You can refer to some specific websites that deal in such searches and find out whatever you desire.
Finding a Person's Address by Phone Number Now there are several ways to find an address from a phone number. You have a lot of information resources which can be used to get the desired results. Some of them are mentioned here.


Yes, the first and the foremost suggestion in this list is the Internet. Opt for a standard search engine and then enter the telephone number along with the area code. If you are fortunate enough, you would get whatever you've been looking for.

Cell Phone Service Provider

Well, even this is 'trying out'! If you know the mobile phone number of the person, and if you can track out the service provider, then you can call up the customer care department of the provider and find out the address details, if the customer care is not restricted by the privacy policies.

Phone Directories

To be precise, this would be reverse phone look up directories, wherein you can specify the phone number and you could get other details relating to the person.
With the given clues and tips, you should not have much trouble to find a person's current address, either by name or by phone number. Unlike the olden days, finding a person's address is easier and quicker. Remember, it is technology and the information network that has made such things possible, and thus, has transformed the world into a smarter place!