XYZ Registry Domains Report - April 2023
With the rise of  Artificial Intelligence, “ai” continues to be the #1 keyword in new .xyz registrations. In April, “gpt” rose to the #2 position in .xyz registrations. In addition, AI websites using .xyz continue to surge. Stay tuned for our upcoming #BlockchainThursday blog post, where we will dive further into new AI websites making waves. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the standout platforms that will be featured:

  • AI-driven application that empowers users to create their own distinctive on-chain digital voices
  • the virtual home of Altered State Machine (ASM), an innovative AI blockchain-focused company hailing from Auckland, New Zealand.
  • an AI platform designed to provide high-performance web3 data solutions.

April 2023 Highlights

  • 94 premium XYZ Registry domains were registered*
  • Most popular TLDs in premium sales*: .XYZ, .Security, and .Auto
  • Most popular TLDs in standard sales: .XYZ, .LOL and .Monster
  • Highest premium sales:
    • $3,000/year MSRP
  • Highest aftermarket sale reported:
  • 3-letter and 4-letter domains accounted for 15.89% of the .xyz aftermarket sales reported at NameBio, for example:
    • Aftermarket sale for $1,220
    • Aftermarket sale for $615
    • Aftermarket sale for $255
    • Aftermarket sale for $156
  • Worldwide companies and platforms launched their websites on premium XYZ Registry domains
    • Premium domain ($3,000 MSRP) registered by a web3 protocol
    • Premium domain ($3,000 MSRP) registered by client engagement platform
    • Premium domain Entro.Security ($2,500 MSRP) registered by a cyber security solutions platform
    • Premium domain Anderis.Security ($2,500 MSRP) registered by a cyber security solutions platform
    • Premium domain Own.Rent ($700 MSRP) registered by a real estate investment company
  • Most popular SLD keywords in April .xyz registrations: ai, gpt, app, bet, tech, vip, best, shop, web, online
  • Keywords used in conjunction with “ai”:
    • gpt
    • chat
    • art
    • bot
    • open
  • In China, 812 .xyz websites received their ICP license in the month of April, including:
    •, online guide for lightweight markup language Markdown
    •, a hotel investment firm
    •, an AI-Generated Content (AIGC)-focused enterprise training company
    • (source:
  • Notable influencers using XYZ Domains
    • 21-year-old founder Natalia Murillo launched, a web3 platform designed to build, collaborate, and invest with friends on-chain
    • Rapper and hip hop artists Illmaculate and Rhyme Combinator launched, a web3 battle rap platform and NFT project
    • Web3 film platform partners with DJ Steve Aoki and Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios for its first external IP, Dominion X: Level 2. This project aims to be the first stop motion short co-directed by an NFT community.
  • Freshly funded startups using XYZ Domains
    • Web3 community platform raised $5M in seed funding to help develop a social marketplace where creators will be able to connect with collectors to sell both digital and physical goods1
    • Generative art platform raised $5M in seed funding to expand operations and its business reach2
    • No-code web3 infrastructure platform raised $9M in seed funding to accelerate its development timeline3
    • Permissionless cloud database raised $8M in seed funding to launch on mainnet and release new developer tools4
    • Security engine raised $2.1M in seed funding to help create products that facilitate growth and innovation5
    • Decentralized exchange raised $2.1M in seed funding to accelerate growth and scale up operations6
    • Technology company raised $17M in seed funding to expand operations and its business reach7
    • Web3 observability platform raised $4.2M to expand operations and its development efforts to launch the first official version of its product8
    • Blockchain network raised $7.5M to fund development of decentralized crypto wallets9

.XYZ highlights from Afternic 2022 Report:

  • .xyz was the #1 gTLD for average sales price on Afternic in 2022, #2 overall
  • .xyz ranked the 5th most popular domain extension by sales volume at Afternic, the only new gTLD that made the top 10 list
  • .xyz in the top 10 for sell through rate (STR)
  • .xyz in top 10 for revenue per domain

Words from #GenerationXYZ:** – $700 (MSRP) Registration

“.xyz is the catchy and memorable URL ending if you are in the Web3 space.”

– Andrea Perlak, Founding Partner & CEO,

Discover a curated selection of available .xyz domains with our .xyz premiums, .xyz numbers, and CNOX search tools.

* Premium XYZ Registry domains refer to premium domains for extensions with standard and premium domains, and XYZ’s premium namespaces such as .Cars, .Car, .Auto, .Theatre, .Storage, .Security, and .Protection.***

** High/Low priced premium domain. Domains in this tier have a premium price for the first year, but renew at standard pricing. All other premium domains have annual premium renewal fees.

XYZ Registry Domains Report – April 2023

Top 20 Premium XYZ Domains Registered

(not ranked) 87.Mom LosAngeles.Homes** Bali.Baby** Own.Rent Top.Game
Chat.LOL Token.Security
AI.Pics NY.Auto
Shop.Quest** Good.Auto
Fun.Quest** V.Storage
Easy.Monster** Nice.Car

More Standout Premium Registrations Casino.Game Fun.Game EVM.Storage
Saint.Monster** Vector.Storage
Blue.Monster** Marketing.Auto
Easy.Autos** Ocean.Auto
Good.Quest** Lambert.Homes**
AI.LOL Oregon.Homes
Cupra.Cars Unified.Security
VoltageX.Cars Entro.Security

April .xyz Aftermarket Overview


Total dollar value: $49,382.00
Average price: $327.03
Low Price: $101
High Price: $16,533
Maximum SLD characters: 17
3L – 5 (3.31%)
4L – 19 (12.58%)

Top 10 XYZ Domains

(Ranked by volume)

  1.     .xyz
  2.     .LOL
  3.     .Monster
  4.     .Mom
  5. .Homes
  6. .Pics
  7. .Quest
  8. .Beauty
  9. .Autos
  10. .Skin

Top 10 .xyz Premium Domains Registered

(Price listed is MSRP)

  1. – $3,000
  2. – $3,000
  3. – $3,000
  4. – $3,000
  5. – $3,000
  6. – $3,000
  7. – $1,300
  8. – $1,300
  9. – $1,300
  10. – $1,300

Top 10 .xyz Aftermarket Sales


  1. – $16,533
  2. – $7,995
  3. – $2,000
  4. – $1,220
  5. – $662
  6. – $615
  7. – $610
  8. – $580
  9. – $394
  10. – $362

Top 10 Trending .xyz SLD Keywords

(source: Internal Data)

  1.     ai
  2. gpt
  3. app
  4. bet
  5. tech
  6. vip
  7. best
  8. shop
  9. web
  10. online

*** Starting March 2023, the top 10 Trending .xyz SLD Keywords are expanded to include 2-character keywords.

XYZ is proud to share about the many incredible members that make up the XYZ community! We encourage you to do your own research before using the products and services of the websites we feature. The information about products and services contained in this blog post does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by XYZ.

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