Family

All in the Family: New York City’s 2018, 1897 mayors are cousins!

In honor of New York City’s 120th anniversary, our Research Team has discovered a familial link between current New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and 1897 New York...

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Win a Chance to Have Your Family Mysteries Solved!

Do you have a mystery in your family that you are itching to solve? Maybe you found a war medal tucked away in an old box and you don’t...

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New Holiday Theme for Family Trees

In light of the holiday season, we wanted to add a fun feature to your family tree! Now when you log in to see your family tree it will...

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Margie Reunites With Family This Christmas Thanks to MyHeritage DNA

Christmas took on a whole new meaning this year for Margie Lee and her family. From the age of 6, Margie knew that she was adopted. Her adoptive mother...

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How Scents Can Trigger Meaningful Memories

Scents can trigger memories from years ago and instantly pull you back into another time. For me, the scent of chicken soup reminds me of my childhood kitchen and...

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How To Host a Remarkable Family Reunion

This is a guest post by Janet Hovorka, author of Zap the Grandma Gap and workbooks about engaging youth with family history. Janet writes The Chart Chick and the...

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Christmas Surprise: Finding a long-lost brother

In honor of the holidays, we share an incredible story about MyHeritage user Roswitha, of Germany. She received a life-changing message on MyHeritage from her brother on Christmas. She...

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Congratulations Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the Engagement!

We are very happy to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their engagement! Prince Harry, who is fifth in line to the throne, proposed to his girlfriend Meghan...

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Thanksgiving: Holiday tips for family celebrations

Today, Americans around the world will celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that we take seriously, and not only in the US. American ex-pats will celebrate wherever they live...

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New MyHeritage DNA Commercial for the Holidays: Discover the layers within you

We’re delighted to introduce our new TV commercial for the holidays. As a family history and DNA company, we know what a tremendous gift it can be to discover...

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Halloween: Your family’s oldest costumes

We recently held a Halloween contest and asked you to share your family’s old Halloween costumes. We received amazing photos from all over the world, some date back to...

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10 Fun Fall Activities for Your Family

As the leaves begin to change colors, many of us reflect on our own lives and how they have changed over the years. The one thing that has remained...

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