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  • Surnames Database

    Surnames Database

    Find the meaning of your family name. We've compiled a database of hundreds of names with great information about each one. read more »


  • Cultural Heritage

    Cultural Heritage

    You can learn a lot about yourself and your family by digging deeper into your own cultural heritage. Learn more about your family's heritage. read more »


  • Local Heritage

    Local Heritage

    Many states and prvinces have archives specifically dedicated to the family history of their local area. Research the area you are from. read more »


  • What is Genealogy?

    Genealogy 101

    Genealogy has had a surge of popularity over the last 30 years. However, it has continuously been of interest and importance to people for hundreds of years.
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  • Genealogy Dictionary

    Genealogy Dictionary

    In this section we provide the definitions of the most commonly used expressions in the field of Genealogy. If you're just getting started in your genealogy reearch, you may find this helpful. read more »

  • Genealogy Site Reviews

    Genealogy Site Reviews

    Reviews of top genealogy and family tree sites. These in-depth reviews provide feature comparisons and are a must before signing up for a paid service.
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