Armenia Emigration and Immigration

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

Research use: Identifies residents of Armenia that are not in the parish registers.

Record type: Civil record of those arriving to live in Armenia.

General: Lists of refugees from the genocide in Turkey and other groups entering Armenia.

Time period: 1914-present.

Contents: Name, birth date, nationality, citizenship, occupation, country of arrival, other details, and in some instances a photograph.

Location: Modern History Archive, Yerevan.

Percentage in Family History Library: 100%.

Population coverage: 5% coverage of the population.[1]

Armenian Immigration Records[edit | edit source]

  • See the FamilySearch catalog to view copies of original repatriation records. (Mostly from the 1940s.)
  • hayrenadardz.org (Museum of repatriation [to Soviet Armenia]), name search must be done in Armenian.


Refugee records[edit | edit source]

Files are held in the Armenian National Archives in Yerevan and are made available online through FamilySearch.org.

Miscellaneous accounts and records, 1800-1934. Includes some lists of war refugees and orphans. See below for specific archive inventories and files.

Inventory Fond 149, series 1
Inventory Fond 56, series 18
Tax lists - see Ėrivan Gubernia Taxation
Inventory Fond 93, series 1
1859 Tax lists for places in Aleksandrapol uyezd (district) - see Ėrivan Gubernia Taxation
Inventory Fond 56, series 1
Inventory Fond 462, series 1
Inventory Fond 27, series 1
Fond 27, series 1, file 269. List of orphan refugees from Turkey resettled in the city of Baku 1916. Text in Armenian.
Fond 27, series 1, file 352. List of orphans in Khosrovyan orphanage in the city of Baku 1916. Text in Armenian.
Fond 27, series 1, file 361. List of Armenian refugees living in private homes in the city of Baku 1917. Text in Armenian.
Fond 27, series 1, file 362. List of refugees from Turkey resettled in the city of Baku 1917. Text in Armenian.
Fond 27, series 1, file 281. List of refugee students in the city of Baku 1916-1917. Text in Russian.
Inventory Fond 50, series 1
Fond 50, series 1, file 8. List of refugee priests (and families) from Turkey 1915-1917. Text in Armenian.
Fond 50, series 1, file 20. List of refugees resettled from Turkey and Persia 1914-1915. Text in Armenian.
Fond 50, series 1, file 21. (part 1) List of refugees resettled from Turkey and Persia 1914-1915. Text in Armenian.
Fond 50, series 1, file 21. (part 2) List of refugees resettled from Turkey and Persia 1914-1915. Text in Armenian.
Fond 50, series 1, file 28. List of refugees from Turkey 1915. Text in Armenian and Russian.
Fond 50, series 1, file 33. List of orphan refugees from Turkey eligible for placement in orphanages 1915.
Fond 50, series 1, file 45. List of refugee students from Turkey 1916-1917.
Fond 50, series 1, file 50. List of refugees from Turkey resettled in Tiflis.
Fond 50, series 1, file 74. List of orphans in orphanages in Karakilisa Nakhichevan.
Fond 50, series 1, file 84. List of orphans in the city of Dilijan.
Inventory Fond 223, series 1
Inventory Fond 105, series 1
Fond 105, series 1, file 609. Family Lists of Armenian refugees in Aleksandropol uyezd (district) 1902-1914. See Ėrivan Gubernia Taxation
Inventory Fond 222, series 1
Inventory Fond 57, series 5
Fond 57, series 5, file 145. Refugees from Erzerum and Karin 1917.
Inventory Fond 204, series 1
Inventory Fond 472, series 1
Inventory Fond 56, series 15

Diaspora in Americas and Western Europe[edit | edit source]

Many Armenians have emigrated to countries within the Americas and Western Europe. If your ancestor was one of these individuals you may be able to find immigration records for them. Below are the names of some of these records specific to individual countries.

France[edit | edit source]

Records

Limitations: Online access does not indicate origin of individual.

United States[edit | edit source]

Records

Limitations: Location of birth mentioned, but for many born after 1913 they may have been born in other countries after their parents left Armenia.

Argentina[edit | edit source]

Records

  • Immigration Records of the Archivo General de la Nacion (Collection of CEMLA as well 1888-1925)

Limitations: Not available for online research.

Brazil[edit | edit source]

Records

  • Immigration Cards
  • Naturalization Records

Limitations: Location of birth mentioned, but for many born after 1913 they may have been born in other countries after their parents left Armenia.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Armenia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990-1999.