How to Lookup
People by Maiden Name on Alumni Sites and More Absolutely Free
countries where people retain their maiden names after getting married. This is not normally the case with
people in the US but it is possible to perform a cost free people search by
maiden name in the country. There are sites online that are more appropriate for such a
A maiden name is
the last name of a person which usually changes when women get married. There are however countries where women
keep their last names like Arabic countries and Muslim communities.
This article will
look at the places where you can search for someone using their maiden name. It could be an old female friend or
former classmates. This type of search obviously calls for sites
which store birth records and alumni records. These are the only places where the person you are looking for
might have registered without the changed surname.
Using Sites with Birth Records
to Search for Maiden Name for Free
The best sites with birth records online are
usually sites that do background checks. Background check sites usually store records like birth, death,
marriage, divorce, criminal, arrest, court as well as property records. Care should be taken when dealing with
background check sites as some of them offer these records at a price.
A good example of
a free background search site is Wink. You can locate your former classmates, old friends and old co-workers with this site. To search on the
site, enter the name of the person in the “name” search box plus the location you want to search from and
press “search”. The site will then search on websites, blogs and social networks for results. An alternative
site might be Records.
Search from Alumni Search
Alumni search sites also have information on people before they got
married. So the details on the person from them will be on the time they were still in school. If you happen to
know the name of the school they attended, you are at an advantage. That will make it easy for you to search for
the individual you want using their maiden name.
A site like Wink
does alumni searches but there are dedicated alumni search site like Reunion. This is an alumni search site which merged with My Life to give people a comprehensive people
search experience. To search on the site click on the state you want to search from. You will then need to
select the school you want to search from.
These are the
places where you can lookup people by their maiden name online. If these search options don't give
you the results you want, then you can try searching from public records.
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