On this page, you’ll find a top 100 search engines list for the current year.
You’ll also find a chart at the end of this guide with the top 100 best search engines to compare their rankings.
The purpose of this guide is to give you a list of the top one hundred search engines in the world so you can understand which businesses are the most popular on the Internet. And to serve as a resource for you to cite and link to in your own articles, blog posts, and online publications based on market research data.
Top 100 Search Engines List
1. Google Search Engine
Google comes in at #1 on this chart of the top 100 search engines in the world. It currently commands a market share of 92.01% and receives up to 6.9 billion daily searches. Google updates its algorithms 500 to 600 times annually, forcing websites to regularly refine their content in order to get good rankings.
2. Microsoft Bing Search Engine
Microsoft Bing is second, holding a market share of 2.96% and approximately 900 million daily searches. The search engine is first class when it comes to image search.
3. Yahoo Search Engine
Yahoo holds third place in the 100 best search engines. About 1.51% of the search engine market uses Yahoo to access information on the internet. The easiest way to rank on Yahoo is to keep tabs on current news trends, use keywords strategically, and create engaging content.
4. Baidu Search Engine
Baidu is the search engine giant in China. Globally, it controls a market share of 1.17% and oversees an estimated 504 million monthly users. About 76.9% of internet users in China use Baidu to access web content because it delivers search results in Mandarin and favors websites that target the Chinese market.
5. Yandex Search Engine
Yandex is the search engine of choice in Russia and some East European countries like Ukraine and Belarus. Yandex boasts a global market share of 1.06% and a Russian market share of about 65%. Approximately 20 million users access the Yandex homepage on a daily basis.
6. DuckDuckGo Search Engine
Out of all of the top 100 search engines on this list, DuckDuckGo is the most popular for its privacy features. This fast-growing search engine holds a market share of 0.68% and is not littered with proprietary products and services as you find on Google. On a daily basis, DuckDuckGo receives approximately 98.79 million search queries.
7. Ask.com Search Engine
Ask is one of the best search engines for users who want to post questions and receive spot-on answers. It currently has a global market share of 0.42%.
Naver is a top search engine in South Korea since it provides search results in the Korean language. Its global market share stands at 0.13%. Naver delivers 74.7% of all search queries posted in South Korea.
9. AOL Search Engine
AOL search has been in existence since 1985, and in the late 90s AOL dominated the Internet. Although it’s now ranked as #9 in the top 100 search engines in the world, it easily used to be #1. Based in New York City, its present global market share has lowered to 0.06% because much stronger search engine competition has entered the marketplace.
10. Seznam Search Engine
This search engine has a market share of 0.05%, with the lion’s share of it hailing from the Czech Republic. Seznam has more than 6 million monthly users today.
11. Sogou Search Engine
Sogou joins Baidu as another popular search engine in China. Its Chinese market share is 15%, with about 650 million monthly users. Globally, it has a 0.03% market share. Sogou’s voice search techniques are top in China.
12. Qwant Search Engine
Qwant is another search engine that prides itself in safeguarding users’ privacy. It currently has about 50 million monthly users and receives an average of 10 million search queries every day. But globally, its market share is low at 0.03%.
13. Startpage Search Engine
This Dutch search engine has a global market share of 0.02%. Besides a calendar and email service, Startpage bears a ton of similarities with Google in how it delivers user results and services.
14. Ecosia Search Engine
Ecosia is a Berlin-based search engine that’s powered by Bing. Globally, it holds a market share of about 0.01%. Ecosia donates 80% of its revenue towards planting trees and protecting the environment.
15. Search Encrypt Search Engine
Search Encrypt is another search engine that’s focused on protecting user privacy.
16. Swisscows Search Engine
The Swisscows search engine was launched in 2014. It’s a family-friendly, private, and data secure alternative to Google.
17. Wiki Search Engine
Wiki is a search engine that consolidates information from all wikis on the web (e.g., Wikipedia and wikiHow.) Such information is usually accessible to everyone and can be copy-edited as well.
SlideShare is the ideal search engine for sharing and downloading official documents. It receives up to 16 million monthly users seeking quality presentation slides, pdfs, data reports, ebooks, and presentations for all types of businesses.
19. Twitter Search Engine
Twitter has evolved into the go-to platform for real-time data, trending news, and content. Twitter currently receives up to 1.6 billion search queries a day and approximately 19 billion searches a month. It outperforms Bing and Yahoo for the number of daily searches.
20. YouTube Search Engine
YouTube is the largest search engine for video content and its numbers are high. For instance, the keyword “YouTube” is searched for about 150 to 185 million times a month. Additionally, YouTube sees over 3 billion searches a month and uploads 300 hours of video content every single minute.
21. Facebook Search Engine
Launched in 2013, Graph Search was added to the Facebook platform as the primary search engine that indexes all the information on the Facebook platform. You can use it to search for people, business pages, places, photos, and interests. Facebook currently handles about 40,000 search queries per second and 2 billion searches per day, with a huge portion of those being users looking up companies or businesses.
22. Pinterest Search Engine
Pinterest is a social media platform for sharing images, gifs, and video clips. It also doubles down as a search engine that enables users to search for visual-heavy content such as interior design, fashion, exercise, and more. Launched in 2010, the site currently sees up to 5 billion searches a month.
23. Gibiru Search Engine
Gibiru sells itself as an “uncensored private search” perfect for anonymous searching. It enables users to use IP addresses supplied by Gibiru’s VPN, making it impossible to track users’ search activities.
24. Reddit Search Engine
Reddit is a popular site that provides online users with space to share their interests, hobbies, and experiences. Reddit serves as a social news website as well as a discussion website that filters content into categories called “Subreddits”. The platform is very easy to navigate using the search bar on top of the homepage. It has around 48 million active users every month and is one of the most popular social apps in the United States.
25. Gigablast Search Engine
Gigablast search engine provides real-time indexing using encryption to protect privacy. This ensures their site is up-to-date with fresh and conclusive data and information that’s not trackable by users.
26. Kidrex Search Engine
Kidrex prides itself as a search engine that’s safe and tailored for kids and families. The site is powered by Google programmable search engine.
27. LinkedIn Search Engine
The LinkedIn platform currently boasts over 600 million users. LinkedIn users are mostly professionals seeking opportunities or industry-related insights, and companies seeking an expansive online audience. LinkedIn is home to a ton of informative B2B and B2C content, from regular posts, case studies, research papers, to educational courses.
28. Boardreader Search Engine
Boardreader is a forum search engine that’s similar to Google groups by the way it displays insights and opinions from other users.
29. Blog Search Engine
This search engine makes it easier to find over 40,000 blogs within a range of topics.
30. Scribd Search Engine
Scribd has a search engine for finding ebooks, audiobooks, podcasts, magazines, sheet music, and documents.
31. Wolfram Alpha Search Engine
Launched in 2009, Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine that provides direct answers to queries. WolframAlpha is different from other search engines in that instead of curating a list of websites where you can find answers, it saves you time by going straight to providing answers on the search page.
32. Flickr Search Engine
Flickr is best known as a platform for sharing and downloading digital media such as photos and videos.
33. Crunchbase Search Engine
If you ever need in-class live data or information about a private or public company, you’ll find it on Crunchbase. The data search engine has verified information about founders, company funding, mergers, acquisitions, industry trends, and more.
34. Mojeek Search Engine
This is an independently operated search engine that provides search results using its own index of web pages without tracking user data.
35. Builtwith Search Engine
36. Google Scholar Search Engine
Google Scholar is a search engine for accessing academic literature across multiple disciplines. From books, articles, research papers, all the way to presentations, Google scholar is a well-stacked online academic library.
37. Info.com Search Engine
Info.com is a simple and fast search engine for accessing information across the web.
38. TinEye Search Engine
TinEye makes this 100 best search engines list because it’s one of the most popular search engines for images. It’s a reverse image search engine that allows users to upload images and retrieve information about where they came from, how they’re being used, if modified versions of the images exist, or to find higher resolution versions.
39. Oscobo Search Engine
This is a London-based search engine that’s anonymous and mainly tailors its search results to the UK market.
40. Goodsearch Search Engine
Goodsearch enables charitable users to the internet while donating to charity. It retrieves its search results from Yahoo and sets aside $0.01 towards charity when you complete one search query.
41. Socialseeking Search Engine
Social seeking is a search tool that makes it easier to navigate social networks. You can use it to access user-generated content like images and news across different social media platforms.
42. Who’s Talkin Search Engine
This is a social search tool that indexes conversations happening across 60 social media sites and spanning different topics.
43. Ahmia Search Engine
Ahmia browser is a search engine for finding resources that reside on the Tor anonymity network.
44. Shodan Search Engine
Shodan is a search engine that lets users search for various types of servers connected to the internet using a variety of filters.
45. Metacrawler Search Engine
Metacrawler is a basic search engine for finding news, images, videos, and web links.
46. Brave Search Engine
Brave is an independent, fast, and secure search engine alternative to the likes of Google and Bing. It offers Ad blocking, cookie control, and other fascinating features.
47. WebCrawler Search Engine
WebCrawler is a search engine for finding links, images, videos, and web content.
48. You Search Engine
You search engine is an open, ad-free, and private search engine
49. Qmamu Search Engine
Qmamu is the first Indian search engine that’s hinged on privacy.
50. Infospace Search Engine
Infospace is a private label search engine, online directory, and provider of metadata feeds.
51. Quintura Search Engine
Quintura is a visual search engine offering a hosted site search. Unlike other search engines where you type words in the search bar, Quintura lets you search by inputting an image or any other visual representation.
52. Rambler Search Engine
Rambler is a Russian web portal where users can search for news, web pages, and images. Rambler also offers additional services such as mail and a finance portal.
53 . Scrub The Web Search Engine
Scrub the web is a business directory search engine.
54. Goo Search Engine
This is a regional search engine in Japan. Similar to other regional search engines like Baidu and Yandex, Goo restricts its search to Japanese sites and provides results in the Japanese language. You can use it to find blogs, videos, images, and more.
55. Walla Search Engine
Walla is an Israeli search engine that also serves as a web portal for news, mail, and other online services. Walla is regarded as one of the most popular sites in Israel.
56. Kiddle Search Engine
Kiddle is a search engine that caters to kids. Kiddle ensures that kids strictly interact with content that is suitable for their respective ages.
57. Das Öertliche Search Engine
This is a German search engine and telecommunications service directory. It allows users to carry out local searches using phone numbers, streets, or names. Oertliche also permits phone app searches.
58. Dogpile Search Engine
This is a metasearch engine that extracts its results from renowned search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and Yandex.
59. Answers Search Engine
Answers is a question and answer search engine that takes you straight to the solution of the query you type in as opposed to listing websites where you can find the answers.
60. Fagan Finder Search Engine
Fagan finder is a comprehensive search tool that lists all search engines. It also segments the listed search tools into categories, making it easy for users to determine which tool is most appropriate for their specific search.
61. PeekYou Search Engine
PeekYou is designed for searching for information about individuals. PeekYou collects information about people from different social networks and then indexes this information on the site. It uses email, location, phone number, street address and other relevant information to index individuals so you can find and contact anyone online.
62. Pipl Search Engine
Pipl is used by fraud analysts and investigators for rapid identity verification and investigations.
63. NewsLookUp Search Engine
NewsLookUp is a news search engine and news aggregator to help you find the best news information faster.
64. SimilarSiteSearch Search Engine
Have you ever been on a website and wondered where or how you can find similar sites? SimilarSiteSearch makes it easier to find them. As the name suggests, it directs users to related or alternative websites that have similar information they’re searching for.
65. Blackle Search Engine
Powered by Google, this search engine has a black background theme to cut down on energy consumption. You can use it to search for both images and web pages.
66. SearchCode Search Engine
SearchCode leads programmers and developers to over 75 billion lines of code from about 40 million projects.
Blinkx is a video search engine whose library contains more than 35 million hours of video content. The site was founded in 2004 and has so far collaborated with over 530 partners including national broadcasters and private media libraries.
68. OneLook Search Engine
OneLook is a dictionary search engine for looking up the meaning of words and phrases. It also showcases a wide range of synonyms of words. OneLook aggregates this data from over 1,000 dictionaries.
69. AZlyrics Search Engine
If you love singing along to your favorite tunes, AZlyrics ensures you get the lyrics right. The music search engine allows you to access song lyrics by keying in the name of the song, artist, or album. If all you know is a phrase from the song, that works too.
70. Pandora Search Engine
Pandora is a search engine for finding both free and paid music.
71. OneSearch Search Engine
OneSearch is a private search engine that doesn’t track users or their search history. It’s powered by Microsoft Bing.
72. Anoox Search Engine
Anoox is a non-profit and social search engine that enables users to share, discover, and discuss different things on the site. Anoox also allows for meeting friends thanks to its rating-based listing of users on the site.
73. Yummly Search Engine
Yummly caters to users seeking to try out new recipes and cuisines. Yummly has a rich directory of recipe categories and cuisine types, ranging from Italian to Chinese and kid-friendly treats.
74. Go.com Search Engine
Go is Disney’s search engine. It acts as a gateway into Disney’s wide range of services.
75. Lycos Search Engine
Founded in 1994, Lycos is a search engine and web portal for navigating web pages on the internet. It also provides an email service.
76. Bloglines Search Engine
Bloglines is a search engine that tracks blogs which fall into categories like beauty, fashion, culture, and living.
77. Alexa Internet Search Engine
This is an Amazon subsidiary that provides website traffic information. However, it retires on May 1, 2022 and no longer work.
78. Elephind search Engine
Elephind is a search engine that acts as an archive for all historical news. Whether you need information on when an event happened or individuals that shaped history, Elephind has all the newspapers to help you find such information.
79. Digg Search Engine
Digg is a news aggregator and social networking website that features news content submitted by members of the site.
80. ZapMeta Search Engine
ZapMeta is a metasearch engine that sources its results from other major search engines like Yahoo, Bing, and Wikipedia.
81. Lukol Search Engine
Lukol is a private search engine that does not track its users so you’re completely anonymous while you look for information online.
82. Quora Search Engine
Quora is a question and answer forum with a powerful search engine that enables users to seek advice from real people in real-time.
83. MetaGer Search Engine
This is a German metasearch engine. It filters and compiles search engines from multiple search engines and then presents the results to the user.
84. Wikimedia Commons Search Engine
Wikimedia is an online directory with a collection of over 81,000,000 media files to which anyone can contribute. These media files include images, short videos, and sound clips, among other forms of media for people to use. Wikimedia is absolutely free, meaning anyone can access the media files and upload their own files.
85. Pixabay Search Engine
Pixabay is a website for searching and accessing stock images to be used in your online and offline projects. Many of the images are free to use without any attribution required.
86. Unsplash Search Engine
Unsplash is another image search engine for accessing both licensed and free pictures.
87. Vimeo Search Engine
Vimeo is an online video streaming site with over 200 million users. Founded in 2004, the search engine is used to find videos of all kinds. It’s considered to be a more professional site than YouTube.
88. Dailymotion Search Engine
This is a French video-sharing platform that’s currently available in 149 countries and 183 languages. Dailymotion was created in 2005 and has managed to attract about 300 million users globally.
89. Egerin Search Engine
Egerin is the first search engine that provides search results in the Kurdish language. The site compiles news, images, and web pages for Kurdish people.
90. BitTube Search Engine
BitTube is a crypto search engine for sharing videos. Just like YouTube, the site compensates creators on the platforms, but in the form of cryptocurrency (or BitTube coins). However, it allows producers to upload any type of content they want without any censorship.
91. Spokeo Search Engine
Spokeo allows you to search for people using their name, phone number, email, or address.
92. Investopedia Search Engine
Investopedia is more of a financial website than a search engine, but with a search bar that leads to rich and extensive finance and investing content. The site currently has over 40 million monthly users.
93. Dir.bg Search Engine
Dir.bg is a Bulgarian search engine for accessing global news, web pages, images, and videos.
94. Food Blog Search Search Engine
Food Blog Search helps users find recipes for all types of cuisines. If you type in “Lasagna” for example, you’ll get access to tons of recipes for making lasagna in every possible way.
95. Skiplagged Search Engine
Skip lagged helps travelers find cheap flights to their preferred destinations.
96. SAPO Search Engine
This is a Portuguese search engine that enables users to search for news, blogs, images, and videos.
97. Infinity Search Engine
Infinity prides itself as a search engine that customizes your search experience. For instance, the site allows you to set your own CSS styles to customize the user interface. You can also blacklist certain websites so that they don’t present themselves in the search results.
98. Live Plasma Search Engine
Live Plasma is a visual discovery engine for looking up new artists based on music you already enjoy.
99. Local Search Engine
Local is a search tool for looking up what’s trending or happening in your local city. You can search for anything from dog shelters to restaurants to events and more.
100. Pronto Search Engine
Pronto is a simple, clean, and minimalist search engine for finding relevant information with ease.