XRP Seizes Third Spot in Global Crypto Searches in 2023

In the ever-shifting landscape of cryptocurrencies, XRP’s resolute stance amid regulatory storms casts a spotlight on its enduring relevance.

Brad Garlinhouse celebrating XRP.
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  • XRP has a prominent position on the global cryptocurrency search trends list.
  • XRP has maintained a firm foothold despite ongoing regulatory challenges against the SEC.
  • XRP has bolstered its allure with a remarkable market capitalization and robust trading volume.

A group of cryptocurrency experts meticulously examined Google search trends on a global scale to ascertain the most sought-after Bitcoin alternative cryptocurrencies in 2023, placing Ethereum at the forefront of the pack.

XRP Holds Strong with 1.25 Million Monthly Searches Worldwide

Ethereum has emerged as the undisputed leader in terms of popularity in the cryptocurrency space, according to the findings by Marketplace Fairness, amassing a staggering 3,260,000 monthly searches worldwide. This digital currency, born in 2015, boasts a younger genesis compared to Bitcoin’s inaugural appearance over five years earlier, yet it is now surpassing some of its more established counterparts in global appeal.


Securing the third position behind Dogecoin is XRP, with approximately 1,250,000 monthly searches conducted across the globe. As the native cryptocurrency of the Ripple network, XRP first saw the light of day in 2012, positioning it as one of the elder statesmen within the cryptocurrency landscape.

List of the Leading Altcoins with Global Monthly Search Volumes with coins like Ethereum, Dogecoin and XRP taking the top 3 spots. Source Marketplace Fairness.
List of the Leading Altcoins with Global Monthly Search Volumes. Source: Marketplace Fairness

This doesn’t come as a surprise, as XRP has consistently maintained a formidable position in the cryptocurrency hierarchy, currently occupying the 6th spot in market capitalization, even amidst ongoing regulatory challenges with the SEC.

Over the past month, a staggering 45 billion XRP tokens have exchanged hands in the cryptocurrency market, contributing to a substantial trading volume of nearly $22 billion, calculated based on its prevailing price of $0.4812.

On the Flipside

  • Despite XRP’s enduring popularity, it cannot escape the regulatory cloud that looms over it. The ongoing legal battle with the U.S. SEC raises concerns about its classification as a security.
  • Despite being one of the older cryptocurrencies on the market, XRP has yet to achieve the same level of consumer mainstream adoption as Bitcoin or Ethereum.

Why This Matters

These findings shed light on the evolving landscape of cryptocurrency preferences, underlining Ethereum’s growing dominance and the continued relevance of stalwarts like XRP. It prompts us to contemplate the enduring potential of cryptocurrencies beyond the Bitcoin realm, offering insights into the dynamic nature of the crypto market.


To learn more about the recent remarks by Ripple’s Garlinghouse and his take on Gensler’s actions, read here: 
Ripple’s Garlinghouse Derides Gensler’s Actions as Insanity

To stay updated on the current state of Bitcoin and its calm response to the CPI inflation data, read here: 
Bitcoin Holds Steady at $26K as It Shrugs Off Inflation Data

This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

Kyle Calvert

Kyle Calvert is a cryptocurrency news reporter for DailyCoin, specializing in Ripple, stablecoins, as well as price and market analysis news. Before his current role, Kyle worked as a student researcher in the cryptocurrency industry, gaining an understanding of how digital currencies work, their potential uses, and their impact on the economy and society. He completed his Masters and Honors degrees in Blockchain Technology within Esports and Business and Event management within Esports at Staffordshire University.