.name Domain Name Registration

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.name Domain Name Registration

Why choose a .name domain?

.name overview

Looking for a domain that's as individual and unique as you are? .name is authentic, confident, and all about you. With no country association or obvious creative domain hacks, this generic top-level domain (TLD) is perfect for personal branding websites, portfolios, and online CVs. Although .name domains are is mainly intended for personal use, don't be surprised if you come across an online store or business using this domain extension for their website.

.name facts, stats & history

.name is owned and operated by the domain registry company Verisign, which also owns exclusive rights to the registry of .com, .net, and other popular domain extensions. Since its launch in 2002, second level (john.name) and third level (john.smith.name) registration for domain names have been available for purchase, allowing you to create highly personalized websites and email addresses. While there are no specific restrictions on who can purchase a .name domain name, registrations can be challenged if they aren't done by or on behalf of a person who's name matches that of the domain.

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How to register a domain with Shopify

Step 1

Check your domain availability.

Step 2

Add your shop and domain ownership details.

Step 3

Your domain name and online store are ready.

Is .name right for you?

.name benefits

If you're building a personal website, .name could be the perfect extension to do it with. It's highly personal, unique, and a great way to yourself apart—especially if the .com option isn't available.

Ideas for your .name domain

From artists to politicians, marketing consultants, and freelance videographers, there’s no limit to who can use .name to build a digital identity.

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Buying a domain with Shopify is simple and straightforward. No hidden fees, price hikes, or ads.

Features Shopify Others
Low initial cost
SSL certificates included
WHOIS privacy included
Spam-free parking page
Free 3-day Shopify trial

FAQ - Learn more about .name domains

  • .name is a generic top-level domain (TLD) originally created for people wanting to represent their personal name, company name, screen names, or other forms of identifications.
  • A .name domain is an excellent choice for those looking to create a memorable online presence. Having a web address that is yourname.name is personal and unique.
  • Anyone in any country can but a .name domain name. However, a registration can be challenged if it isn't done by or on behalf of a person whose name matches that of the domain.
  • Yes! Register your .name domain on Shopify and start building your personal brand today.
  • Shopify includes free SSL with all the domains registered through our platform. With other providers, SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars yearly.