.name Domain Delegation

.name is a generic restricted top-level domain (gTLD) managed by VeriSign Information Services, Inc. The URL for .name domain registration services is http://www.nic.name, and the responsible WHOIS server is whois.nic.name.

A top-level domain (TLD) is an internet domain name extension that is operated by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). One type of TLDs are generic top-level domains (gTLDs) which consist of 3 or more characters. A subtype of generic TLDs are generic restricted TLDs like .name that can only be used for their specified purposes.

.name Authoritative Information

TypeGeneric Restricted Top-Level Domain (gTLD)
Sponsoring OrganisationVeriSign Information Services, Inc.
Registration Serviceshttp://www.nic.name
WHOIS Serverwhois.nic.name

Further information about the .name root zone can be found at IANA. Click here for a full list of top-level domains.