The Spanish expression "buscador de personas" can translate in various ways into English, but generally refers to a type of computer program through which users can run searches for people. With the development of the Internet, Spanish speakers often use the word buscador to mean "search engine."
The Spanish word buscador can also mean "one who looks for" or "hunter." In most circumstances, Spanish speakers can ascertain the use of the word through context. In English, a buscador de personas may translate directly as "people finder." Additionally, the word personas is the plural form of the word persona, denoting that the search engine can pull multiple results for more than one person.