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Domain Name Age Checker

There are many times that knowing the age of a domain name may be useful. The age of a domain can be determined by looking at the initial date of registration and calculating how old it is.

How do you check the age of a domain name?

Checking the age of a domain name is an easy process, by using the whatsmydns.net domain name age tool you can quickly and easily see how old a domain name is.

How long ago was a domain name registered?

The domain age tool provides the specific date which a domain name was registered as well as automatically calculates how many years, months and days ago this was.

What domain names can have their age checked?

Most domain names can be checked, however in some cases the date cannot be retrieved for various technical reasons.

Some examples: google.com, wikipedia.org, apple.com, youtube.com, amazon.com

Why would you want to know how old a domain name is?

There are many reasons that you may wish to know how old a domain name is. Some of these reasons include:

  • To see how old a company is, often the domain name is registered at the same time they started doing business.
  • Determining the trust of the brand, if a domain has only recently been registered they may not have had time to build a reputation.
  • Older domains can sometimes have SEO benefits as they have been around longer.
  • Verifying trademark claims by the date a domain was registered.
  • and many more!

What is the oldest domain name?

The first domain name to ever be registered was symbolics.com. It was first registered on Friday 15th of March 1985. This means that it is 36 years old today.