Genealogy

Honoring Black Resilience Through the Black Homesteader’s Project

Honoring Black Resilience Through the Black Homesteader’s Project

Juneteenth is a special day of celebration honoring the anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved communities in Texas on June 19, 1865. It’s a day to reflect on the past, but to also look forward and honor the resilience of African American communities. In...

 
MyHeritage Online Events for May

MyHeritage Online Events for May

We’re delighted to share our online event schedule for the coming month. As always, it’s chock-full of fantastic free content from top lecturers and experts. This month, we’re including...

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A Smart Match™ Connected Me with an Unknown Branch of My Family in Argentina

A Smart Match™ Connected Me with an Unknown Branch of My Family in Argentina

MyHeritage user Marie Louise Gallay’s 20 years of genealogical research took a completely unexpected turn when she received a Smart Match™ from Argentina. Here is her story: My name...

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Enter the #MomsInMyFamily Challenge for a Chance to Win!

Enter the #MomsInMyFamily Challenge for a Chance to Win!

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to celebrate our matriarchs with a new challenge! We want to see photos of the moms in your family, going as...

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I Identified Relatives in a Faded Photo Thanks to MyHeritage Photo Tools

I Identified Relatives in a Faded Photo Thanks to MyHeritage Photo Tools

Longtime MyHeritage user Eliška Potužníková, 24, of the Czech Republic, had a breakthrough on a previously unidentified photo thanks to the MyHeritage photo tools. Her experience beautifully illustrates how...

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Prince Philip’s Important Contribution to DNA Genealogy

Prince Philip’s Important Contribution to DNA Genealogy

MyHeritage would like to extend our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen, the royal family, and the nation of Great Britain, on the loss of Prince Philip, the...

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Introducing Deep Nostalgia™ Special Animations

Introducing Deep Nostalgia™ Special Animations

Deep Nostalgia™ is the magical MyHeritage feature, powered by D-ID, that allows you to see the people in old family photos blink, move their heads, and smile. Deep Nostalgia™...

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Announcing the winners of the Deep Nostalgia™ Challenge!

Announcing the winners of the Deep Nostalgia™ Challenge!

Our #DeepNostalgiaChallenge kicked off on March 11, and the entries have been pouring in — beautiful photos, breathtaking animations, and fascinating stories. Before we announce our 5 lucky winners,...

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MyHeritage Online Events for April

MyHeritage Online Events for April

A joyful spring to all, and happy holidays to those celebrating! Spring has always been a time of hope and new beginnings, and we hope that you are feeling...

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Join Us for the Second Annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon

Join Us for the Second Annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon

Last year, MyHeritage teamed up with Legacy Family Tree Webinars to make history: we hosted the first-ever 24-hour genealogy webinar marathon. The event, conceived toward the beginning of the...

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How Popular is Your Name?

How Popular is Your Name?

According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 5000 different first names in the US alone, this means that your name is unlikely to be as unique as...

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80 Years After Her Fiance Died in a Car Crash, Their Descendants Found Each Other

The new record collection recently added to MyHeritage, Lithuanian-Jewish records from LitvakSIG, 1795–1940, is of particular significance to people descended from the Jewish community of Lithuania and the surrounding...

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50 Million Animations Created with Deep Nostalgia™! 

We’ve reached another exciting milestone with Deep Nostalgia™: 50 million animations have been created in just 18 days! With each passing day, we receive many enthusiastic responses and touching...

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