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Guide to '''Latvia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records,and military records.  
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==Country Information==
 
==Country Information==
 
 
Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by [[Estonia Genealogy|Estonia]], [[Lithuania Genealogy|Lithuania]], [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]], and [[Belarus Genealogy|Belarus]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]] and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.</ref>
 
Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by [[Estonia Genealogy|Estonia]], [[Lithuania Genealogy|Lithuania]], [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]], and [[Belarus Genealogy|Belarus]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]] and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.</ref>
  
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/BalticStates.pdf Research Guide for Eastern Europe by BYU]  
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/BalticStates.pdf Research Guide for Eastern Europe by BYU]  
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== Latvia Map ==
 
== Latvia Map ==
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== Jurisdictions ==
 
== Jurisdictions ==
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*Aglona  
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    <li>Aglona </li>
*Aizkraukle  
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    <li>Aizkraukle </li>
*Aizpute  
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    <li>Aizpute </li>
*Aknīste  
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    <li>Aknīste </li>
*Aloja  
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    <li>Aloja </li>
*Alsunga  
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    <li>Alsunga </li>
*Alūksne  
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    <li>Alūksne </li>
*Amata  
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    <li>Amata </li>
*Ape  
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    <li>Ape </li>
*Auce  
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    <li>Auce </li>
*Ādaži  
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    <li>Ādaži </li>
*Babīte  
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    <li>Babīte </li>
*Baldone  
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    <li>Baldone </li>
*Baltinava  
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    <li>Baltinava </li>
*Balvi  
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    <li>Balvi </li>
*Bauska  
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    <li>Bauska </li>
*Beverīna  
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    <li>Beverīna </li>
*Brocēni  
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    <li>Brocēni </li>
*Burtnieki  
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    <li>Burtnieki </li>
*Carnikava  
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    <li>Carnikava </li>
*Cēsis  
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    <li>Cēsis </li>
*Cesvaine  
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    <li>Cesvaine </li>
*Cibla  
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    <li>Cibla </li>
*Dagda  
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    <li>Dagda </li>
*Daugavpils  
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    <li>Daugavpils </li>
*Dobele  
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    <li>Dobele </li>
*Dundaga  
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    <li>Dundaga </li>
*Durbe  
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    <li>Durbe </li>
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    <li>Engure </li>
*Engure  
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    <li>Ērgļi </li>
*Ērgļi  
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    <li>Garkalne </li>
*Garkalne  
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    <li>Grobiņa </li>
*Grobiņa  
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    <li>Gulbene </li>
*Gulbene  
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    <li>Iecava </li>
*Iecava  
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    <li>Ikšķile </li>
*Ikšķile  
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    <li>Inčukalns </li>
*Inčukalns  
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    <li>Ilūkste </li>
*Ilūkste  
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    <li>Jaunjelgava </li>
*Jaunjelgava  
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    <li>Jaunpiebalga </li>
*Jaunpiebalga  
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    <li>Jaunpils </li>
*Jaunpils  
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    <li>Jēkabpils </li>
*Jēkabpils  
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    <li>Jelgava </li>
*Jelgava  
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    <li>Kandava </li>
*Kandava  
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    <li>Kārsava </li>
*Kārsava  
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    <li>Kocēni </li>
*Kocēni  
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    <li>Koknese </li>
*Koknese  
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    <li>Krāslava </li>
*Krāslava  
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    <li>Krimulda </li>
*Krimulda  
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    <li>Krustpils </li>
*Krustpils  
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    <li>Kuldīga </li>
*Kuldīga  
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    <li>Ķegums </li>
*Ķegums  
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    <li>Ķekava </li>
*Ķekava  
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    <li>Lielvārde </li>
*Lielvārde  
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    <li>Līgatne </li>
*Līgatne  
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    <li>Limbaži </li>
*Limbaži  
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    <li>Līvāni </li>
*Līvāni  
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    <li>Lubāna </li>
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    <li>Ludza </li>
*Lubāna  
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    <li>Madona </li>
*Ludza  
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    <li>Mālpils </li>
*Madona  
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    <li>Mārupe </li>
*Mālpils  
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    <li>Mazsalaca </li>
*Mārupe  
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    <li>Mērsrags </li>
*Mazsalaca  
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    <li>Naukšēni </li>
*Mērsrags  
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    <li>Nereta </li>
*Naukšēni  
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    <li>Nīca </li>
*Nereta  
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    <li>Ogre </li>
*Nīca  
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    <li>Olaine </li>
*Ogre  
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    <li>Ozolnieki </li>
*Olaine  
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    <li>Pārgauja </li>
*Ozolnieki  
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    <li>Pāvilosta </li>
*Pārgauja  
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    <li>Pļaviņas </li>
*Pāvilosta  
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    <li>Preiļi </li>
*Pļaviņas  
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    <li>Priekule </li>
*Preiļi  
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    <li>Priekuļi </li>
*Priekule  
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    <li>Rauna </li>
*Priekuļi  
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    <li>Rēzekne </li>
*Rauna  
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    <li>Riebiņi </li>
*Rēzekne  
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    <li>Roja </li>
*Riebiņi  
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    <li>Ropaži </li>
*Roja  
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    <li>Rucava </li>
*Ropaži  
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    <li>Rugāji </li>
*Rucava  
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    <li>Rundāle </li>
*Rugāji  
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    <li>Rūjiena </li>
*Rundāle  
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    <li>Salacgrīva </li>
*Rūjiena  
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    <li>Sala </li>
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    <li>Salaspils </li>
*Salacgrīva  
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    <li>Saldus </li>
*Sala  
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    <li>Saulkrasti </li>
*Salaspils  
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    <li>Sēja </li>
*Saldus  
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    <li>Sigulda </li>
*Saulkrasti  
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    <li>Skrīveri </li>
*Sēja  
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    <li>Skrunda </li>
*Sigulda  
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    <li>Smiltene </li>
*Skrīveri  
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    <li>Stopiņi </li>
*Skrunda  
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    <li>Strenči </li>
*Smiltene  
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    <li>Talsi </li>
*Stopiņi  
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    <li>Tērvete </li>
*Strenči  
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    <li>Tukums </li>
*Talsi  
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    <li>Vaiņode </li>
*Tērvete  
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    <li>Valka </li>
*Tukums  
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    <li>Varakļāni </li>
*Vaiņode  
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    <li>Vārkava </li>
*Valka  
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    <li>Vecpiebalga </li>
*Varakļāni  
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    <li>Vecumnieki </li>
*Vārkava  
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    <li>Ventspils </li>
*Vecpiebalga  
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    <li>Viesīte </li>
*Vecumnieki  
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    <li>Viļaka </li>
*Ventspils  
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    <li>Viļāni </li>
*Viesīte  
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    <li>Zilupe </li>
*Viļaka  
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*Viļāni  
 
*Zilupe
 
 
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/learning-center Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Latvia Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Latvia Family History Center locator map]
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Latest revision as of 11:52, 8 July 2021

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

Latvia Wiki Topics
Flag of Latvia.svg.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Latvia Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus. It was formerly ruled by Russia and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Latvia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Latvia research.

Latvia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.

Ask the
Community

Latvia Map[edit | edit source]


Latvia Map 2021.png

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Latvia.

Republican Cities[edit | edit source]

  • Daugavpils
  • Jēkabpils
  • Jelgava
  • Jūrmala
  • Liepāja
  • Rēzekne
  • Riga
  • Valmiera
  • Ventspils

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

  • Aglona
  • Aizkraukle
  • Aizpute
  • Aknīste
  • Aloja
  • Alsunga
  • Alūksne
  • Amata
  • Ape
  • Auce
  • Ādaži
  • Babīte
  • Baldone
  • Baltinava
  • Balvi
  • Bauska
  • Beverīna
  • Brocēni
  • Burtnieki
  • Carnikava
  • Cēsis
  • Cesvaine
  • Cibla
  • Dagda
  • Daugavpils
  • Dobele
  • Dundaga
  • Durbe
  • Engure
  • Ērgļi
  • Garkalne
  • Grobiņa
  • Gulbene
  • Iecava
  • Ikšķile
  • Inčukalns
  • Ilūkste
  • Jaunjelgava
  • Jaunpiebalga
  • Jaunpils
  • Jēkabpils
  • Jelgava
  • Kandava
  • Kārsava
  • Kocēni
  • Koknese
  • Krāslava
  • Krimulda
  • Krustpils
  • Kuldīga
  • Ķegums
  • Ķekava
  • Lielvārde
  • Līgatne
  • Limbaži
  • Līvāni
  • Lubāna
  • Ludza
  • Madona
  • Mālpils
  • Mārupe
  • Mazsalaca
  • Mērsrags
  • Naukšēni
  • Nereta
  • Nīca
  • Ogre
  • Olaine
  • Ozolnieki
  • Pārgauja
  • Pāvilosta
  • Pļaviņas
  • Preiļi
  • Priekule
  • Priekuļi
  • Rauna
  • Rēzekne
  • Riebiņi
  • Roja
  • Ropaži
  • Rucava
  • Rugāji
  • Rundāle
  • Rūjiena
  • Salacgrīva
  • Sala
  • Salaspils
  • Saldus
  • Saulkrasti
  • Sēja
  • Sigulda
  • Skrīveri
  • Skrunda
  • Smiltene
  • Stopiņi
  • Strenči
  • Talsi
  • Tērvete
  • Tukums
  • Vaiņode
  • Valka
  • Varakļāni
  • Vārkava
  • Vecpiebalga
  • Vecumnieki
  • Ventspils
  • Viesīte
  • Viļaka
  • Viļāni
  • Zilupe

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.