Free Access to All Birth Records!

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be offering free access to all birth records on MyHeritage from July 10–16, 2020!  Search birth records on MyHeritage now MyHeritage boasts a vast treasure trove of 104 birth record collections, containing more than 1...

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Historical Record Collections Added in June 2020

We just added 8.3 million historical records in June from six new collections from the U.K., Spain, and New Zealand. Four million records from a World War I medal...

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Newfound in Newfoundland: Thanks to MyHeritage DNA, Daughter Finds Father Who Never Knew She Existed

Linda Brown grew up in Newfoundland, Canada knowing she’d been adopted. In her late 20s, she met her biological mother, but the identity of her birth father remained a...

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Vintage July 4th Photos As You’ve Never Seen Them Before — and the Stories Behind Them

In honor of this year’s 4th of July, the MyHeritage Research team found some intriguing historical photos taken as long as 150 years ago. They ran the photos through...

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German Surnames: Where They Come From and What They Mean

If you’ve been researching your German ancestors — especially in light of MyHeritage’s release of the new and exclusive North Rhine-Westphalia Death Index 1874–1938 — you’ve probably been spending...

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MyHeritage CEO Gilad Japhet Reveals Exciting New Developments During Keynote Talk 

Founder and CEO of MyHeritage, Gilad Japhet, revealed some exciting new developments — some of which had never been made public before — during a talk he delivered online...

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And the Winners of the #DadInFocus Father’s Day Contest Are…

In honor of Father’s Day, MyHeritage asked you to share photos of your family patriarch enhanced with our brand-new Photo Enhancer tool as part of our #DadInFocus Father’s Day...

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MyHeritage Online Events for June–July

In the past several months, we’ve been offering ongoing online events our users can enjoy while staying home, and they’ve been a resounding success! We’re pleased to present to...

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MyHeritage Photo Enhancer Goes Viral: One Million Photos Already Enhanced!

At MyHeritage, our passion is to help people connect with their family histories. Earlier this year, we introduced MyHeritage In Color™, a groundbreaking new technology to bring your old...

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