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By Bob Aslett

A good domain names must allow easily recognizing and memorizing the website. A sort domain name may help this purpose. This article will focus on short domain names availability under .com Top-level domain (TLD).

It is important to point out that:

  • All 2 and 3 characters long domain names were registered long ago. They can be only obtained from resellers/domain brokers.
  • Many 4 characters long domain names are available for registration, but
    • 4 characters long domain names containing only characters a to z are all registered since 2007 (456.976 domains) .
    • 4 characters long domain names containing only numbers are also registered (10.000 domains).
Consequently, most good domains names up to 4 letters long are probably registered and the only option to get one will be to purchase them from the actual owner.

Available 4 characters long domain names are included in one of the two categories bellow:

  • Domain names including both numbers and letters: in 2011/07/07 there were 571.772 unregistered domains in this category (out of 756.080 domains).
  • Domain names including hyphen in the second, in the third or in the second and third positions: in 2011/07/07 there were 63.325 unregistered domains in this category (out of 94.608 domains)

The list of 4 characters long domains names containing letters and digits are shown bellow. The links will allow to retrieve the complete list of available domains in the category.
Last update. 2011/07/07 (data will be updated regularly)
 
First
character
No. domains
including digits
Non-registered
domains
Percentage
of available domains
a290801902065,4
b290802133073,3
c290801954667,2
d290801967367,7
e290802174274,8
f290802250877,4
g290802156874,2
h290802144073,7
i290802173574,7
j290802267178,0
k290802156174,1
l290802261177,8
m290801956167,3
n290802202675,7
o290802480685,3
p290802190275,3
q290802450384,3
r290802280778,4
s290801893265,1
t290802043970,3
u290802451184,3
v290802427183,5
w290802159974,3
x290802328680,1
y290802367981,4
z290802404582,7
Domains starting with digits
0456563928186,0
1456563022066,2
2456563219870,5
3456563158169,2
4456563547277,7
5456563149269,0
6456563779582,8
7456563660380,2
8456563675280,5
9456563457275,7
Domains with hyphen
Structure of the domain name is shown.
x-xx466563157967,7
xx-x466563163767,8
x--x1296 1098,4

 

 


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Joe (2012:06:08 11:39) The list must be updated !!

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