Armenia Genealogy

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Guide to Armenia family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Armenia is a country in Eurasia bordered by Turkey, Georgia, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Azerbaijan, and Iran. Armenia was once incorporated in the boundaries of the Soviet Union. The official language is Armenian.

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Before jumping into records for this country, you MUST know the name of the village in which your ancestor lived.


If you have specific questions about researching ancestors from Armenia/the former Ėrivan province of the Russian Empire, sign up for a Virtual Genealogy Consultation (choose "Ancestors in Armenia") or post your questions to the FamilySearch Community - Russian Empire Genealogy Research group.

Getting Started with Armenia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Armenia research.


Armenia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Armenia research.

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Armenia Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

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

Modern Provinces[edit | edit source]

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

11 provinces (created in 1995)

Resources[edit | edit source]

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

FamilySearch Learning Center Classes

Other Online Classes

  • Фестиваль ГенЭкспоЮг - 8:33:08 - Соня Мирзоян [Ереван, Армения] "Документы общественно-благотворительных организаций Юга России как источник по генеалогии"
  • Armenian Genealogy Tutorials *The primary focus of these videos is researching Armenian ancestors in the United States, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Greece, Israel, Jordan, etc.

Genealogical Research Strategy Session

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References[edit | edit source]