Discover long-lost cousins and swap family tales with these top picks for the best family tree and sharing websites.
Websites new to our list for 2021 are indicated by an asterisk (*). Sites marked with a dollar sign ($) require a subscription or other payment to fully take advantage of their content; otherwise free sites that have some sort of premium tier or paid add-on have this noted in the write-ups.
Home to trees connecting more than 150 million profiles worldwide, this free tree-building and collaborating site launched a tree-checking tool in late 2019 that monitors for common errors and inconsistencies.
Join 300,000 members to build your family tree, then share it across multiple devices with only the family members you choose. Basic trees are free; posting lots of photos or extensive notes costs a paid plan starting at $36 per year.
Founded in 2008, this “single family tree” for the world now tops 25 million profiles—almost 8 million of them with DNA test connections—contributed by nearly 800,000 genealogists from all over the world.