List of genealogy databases
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This is a list of genealogy databases and online resources that are not specifically restricted to a particular place, family set, or time period in their content.
List for general purposes
|Cyndi's List||thousands of resource links, categorized and cross-referenced|
|CRARG (Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group) (www.crarg.org)||finds and translates Holocaust survivor lists and death lists from around Poland. Its database is one of the largest on the web, with over 300,000 records so far, covering hundreds of towns and consisting of more than 150 separate projects.|
|Deutscher Genealogieserver of the Verein für Computergenealogie||major portal for German genealogy and genealogical societies|
|Ellis Island Foundation||free searchable online database of passenger lists of immigrants who arrived via Ellis Island.
|Familypedia -||free cooperative family history wiki using Semantic MediaWiki|
|FamilySearch||images and indexes developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Find a Grave||an online database of cemetery records (over 152 million burial records and 75 million photos).|
|Findmypast||The largest website for digitalized and transcribed British records|
|Forebears||Database of over 26 million surnames, with distribution and many meanings|
|GeneaBloggers||a resource list of thousands of blogs related to genealogy and family history; many blogs include actual research records and resources|
|GeneaNet||an international genealogy database|
|GenTeam||An index of more than 17 million records (marriages, births, deaths, land records, house owners, cemeteries, obituaries, statistical records / enumeration / census, various registers, nobility, WWI military casualty lists, etc.) for Austria, Bavaria, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and former Austria-Hungary; free access for registered users|
|GENUKI||information covering the British Isles|
|Gliesians||a database repository of private GEDCOM files to support data analysis|
|HeritageQuest||a database and genealogical search engine with census records from 1790. |
|Historic American Newspapers from the Library of Congress||Free searchable online database of over 2,400 U.S. newspapers.|
|IcelandicRoots||an online database for Icelandic Ancestry: interactive maps, emigration, cemeteries, history, military, obituaries, photos, stories, and relationship calculator; many free features, blog, and social media. Genealogy assistance available. |
|In Florida Memory||a primary document database run by the State Library and Archive of Florida. |
|Mocavo.com||genealogy search engine and databases|
|MyHeritage||aggregated search system and genealogy databases|
|Newspapers.com||online database of digital newspaper pages from historical U.S. newspapers dating back to the 1700's.|
|PolishRoots||Free searchable online database covering all areas that were historically part of the Polish Commonwealth. See www.polishroots.org|
|Rodovid||global genealogy in many languages, genealogy wiki|
|RootsWeb||free genealogy resources, including WorldConnect, a database with over 480,000,000 surnames|
|Rötter ("Roots")||major portal for Swedish genealogy and genealogical societies in the Swedish Federation of Genealogical Societies (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund)|
|Serbian Genealogical Society||online database with surnames, locations and background information|
|South African Genealogy Database, GenDatabase.com||is an online database with 50 million records.|
|Werelate.org||genealogy wiki and sourced collaborative, referenced place index, sponsored by the Allen County Public Library and the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy|
|WikiTree||free genealogy community dedicated to building a worldwide family tree accessible to everyone|
|Archives.gov||free online repository with a section dedicated to genealogical research.|
|New England Historic Genealogical Society||America's oldest genealogical society, provides education and research resources with over 1.4 billion records|
Comparison of notable databases for uploading family trees
Some of these also have social networking features.
|Web site||Alexa traffic rank||Free features||Features for subscribers|
- Family History Research Wiki, handbook reference information and educational articles showing how to find ancestors
- "Ahnenforschung, Familienforschung, Genealogie - Der deutsche Genealogieserver - Verein für Computergenealogie - Verein für Computergenealogie e.V." genealogy.net.
- http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2013/03/what-is-geneablogger.html What is a "GeneaBlogger" ?
- "GenTeam - Genealogical Database". genteam.eu.
- "Icelandic Roots".
- "Rötter - Sveriges Släktforskarförbund". genealogi.se.
- "Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians". National Archives. 2016-09-12. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
- "About the New England Historic Genealogical Society". www.americanancestors.org. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
- Traffic rank according to alexa.com April 2015. Low number indicate high popularity.