Find a Person Behind the Email Address

The popularity of virtual life results that people around the world become allies and foes, friends and lovers on the Internet as it were in real life. Nowadays, to get the email address of the person is more common that to get his/her phone number. The “contacts” fields of the most companies includes just contact email of the company.


If you want to know everything or at least almost everything about the person having just email address, this article is that you need to look through. How can you learn more details without disturbing the person directly?

A search in Google may bring some results. The person you are looking for may not use social networks, forums or chats. Search engine will not help you in this case.

There is the way out! There are several online services and tips that may help you to determine some additional information about the person you know the email address only.


1. People Search

People Search Services as Email Search Tool will help you to find the information about the sender of email. Reverse email lookup can be made due to such services.

Spokeo is another and also comprehensive database that scans Whois information and domain names alongside with social networks. Any possible information will be found. Only Spokeo subscribers can get the results. So if you want to get all information available, you have to subscribe.


2. Find the location of the sender

IP address is the only thing you require to find the location of the sender. It is extremely easy in case you use Gmail.

Open the target email and choose to show the original. Then click on the header of the message. “Received: from” field includes an IP address that is included into square brackets. Use the last IP in case there are a many entries. IP address should be entered in the locate box. All data concerning the location of the sender will appear.


3. Find the sender of the email message via Facebook network!

Over 450 million people over around the world use Facebook. It can appear that the person you received the message from also has a profile on this website.

A “search by e-mail” features is not available on the most social networking websites. Facebook is an exception. It allows you to search the person by email address only. The email address should be entered in the Facebook search box. Somebody with such email address will be shown in few minutes.


4. Try other Social Networks

Knowem is the tool to check for usernames. In case there are the same nicknames found in any other social networks, will confirm this.