Aruba Genealogy

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Guide to Aruba ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. See also Netherlands Antilles (dissolved in 2010).

Aruba Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Aruba Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Aruba is the western most island of the Netherlands Antilles in the Caribbean, off the north shore of Venezuela. It is a constituent country of The Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official languages are Dutch and Papiamento.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Aruba Research

Links to articles on getting started with Aruba research.

Aruba Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Aruba research.

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Aruba Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba.

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Regions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Aruba is divided into eight regions:

  • Noord/Tank Leendert
  • Oranjestad (west)
  • Oranjestad (east)
  • Paradera
  • Santa Cruz
  • Savaneta
  • Sint Nicolaas (north)
  • Sint Nicolaas (south)

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Other Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Aruba," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 5 May 2016.