There is a plethora of public database search websites offering free birthdate searches. To find a person's birthday, it is important to know her full first, middle and last name, as well as the city of residence. It is also helpful to know where the individual was born. This information makes it easy to search for a birthdate on any of the free database search websites.
Database websites are linked to public records archives across the country. Knowing a person's location or middle name is not always required, but it can be helpful when searching for someone with a common name. For example, a search for a John Smith's birthday turns up many John Smiths across the country. Knowing his middle name and location may be the only way to differentiate him from all the other John Smiths. Birthdatabase.com recommends starting a search using an individual's full name. For example, use Robert instead of Bob, Joseph instead of Joe. If the full name does not yield results, Birthdatabase.com recommends trying the shorter versions of the name. Anybirthday.com notes that birthday searches are just a small part of its search capability. Users of the website also can find cemetery listings, obituaries, burial records and military records.