German Genealogy Articles
Check these six sources for the name of your German immigrant ancestor’s home village—the key to unlocking generations of family information in records of Germany.
The Generations Network makes its first foreign-language site a German one.
Need help finding family overseas? Let a local be your guide. This year’s Family Tree 40 list highlights the top blogs for tracing roots around the globe.
If you've got German ancestors, you've got company.
The Third Reich's genealogy directive produced these all-but-forgotten — until now — documents naming millions of German ancestors.
Your ancestor may appear in genealogical records by his given or middle name, or a shortened form of the name. Here are some common German names and nicknames.
Trace your ancestry in Prussia, Bavaria and more with our guide to research in Germany’s historical regions.
You're in luck if your family tree features early German immigrants to Pennsylvania.
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.