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Grecian Genealogy & Family History

Search for your Greek ancestors with the help of this collection of free genealogy and family history resources for Greece (Hellas). Includes tutorials on researching Greek ancestry, Greek surname databases, Greek naming conventions, Diaspora organizations, history, culture, maps, geography, and other genealogy resources.
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Dimitri's Surname Database
With over 220 surnames, this is a fast-growing resource for people researching their Greek Ancestry.  Voted favorite cultural website for 1999 at GoGreece.com.

Greek Ancestors
A nice section on researching your Greek ancestors from RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees.

Greece GenWeb
Access resources for genealogical research in the regions and islands that make up the country of Greece. Part of the volunteer, non-profit World GenWeb project.

Greek Genealogy & Family History
Assistance for those who are interested in their Greek family history and are searching for Greek ancestors, including tutorials, publications, addresses and a directory of genealogy links for Greece.

Greek Naming Conventions
Namedays, not birthdays, are celebrated in Greece, and the process of choosing a name follows some fairly rigid traditions.

GreekFamilies.com
A great place to connect with Web sites that contain Greek content related to genealogy and family histories.

Greeks of the Diaspora
The Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides electronic databases of Greek Diaspora organizations, Greeks abroad and Greek homepages. Hover your mouse over the "Greeks Abroad Record" tab for options.

Maps and Geography of Greece
  Maps and other good geographical information for Greece and its cities, from About.com Geography Guide, Matt Rosenberg.

Search for Ancestors by Greek Legacy Inc.
  A website connecting people of Greek descent around the world.  Search all of their databases at once.  Free!

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