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Ukraine Genealogy & Family History

Access records and resources for Ukranian genealogy including Ukranian research lists, forums, history, emigration records, church and civil records, maps, surnames, and databases.

Carpathian German History & Genealogy
Dr. Thomas Reimer has a good overview site on the history and genealogy of Carpathian Germans. The area is part of present day Ukraine.

Carpatho-Ukraine Database of Austrian Immigrants
A free searchable online database of 4000+ surnames of Austrian emigrants to what is now the Ukrainian part of the Carpathian Rusyn/Rusin/Ruthenia area.

Family History Library Catalog - Ukraine
Browse this catalog listing to find genealogy records pertaining to Russia held by the huge Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. The majority of these resources are also available through your local Family History Center.

Galicia / Galizien Genealogy
The former territories of Galicia (a crown land of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy) are now shared between southern Poland and western Ukraine. This is an excellent outline for record sources and contact info for Galician genealogy.

GenForum - Ukraine
Fairly active forum genealogy forum allows you to post or search for queries related to Ukranian genealogy and family surnames.

German Genealogy: Karpatho Ukraine
Genealogical information and resources for people whose ancestors were Carpathian Germans from the Karpato-Ukraine, a territory now belonging to the Republic of Ukraine.

How to Find Your Town or Oblast
It is important when researching in Ukraine to know the location(s) of the town(s) that your ancestors came from, as well as the surrounding towns and villages, especially in light of disappearing towns and changing boundaries. This guide will walk you through locating the town of your ancestors, step-by-step.

Maps and Geography of Ukraine
Find maps and other good geographical information for Ukraine and its cities, from Geography Guide, Matt Rosenberg.

Ukraine GenWeb
This World GenWeb site, run by volunteers, is a good place to start in your search for roots in Ukraine. Divided by oblast (counties or provinces) in Ukraine.

Ukrainian Road Map Server
This server is in the Ukrainian Language and provides retrieval of online Ukranian road maps by coordinates or through a clickable image map.

Ukranian Genealogical & Historical Society of Canada - UGHSC
This organization is a "must join" for anyone with Ukranian ancestors who immigrated into Canada. Membership includes a quarterly publication and access to the UGHSC research library in Alberta.

Archives of Ukraine
Learn about the network of archives in Ukraine, including the genealogical records they contain, contact information for each individual archive, and details on how to request genealogical research services.

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