Why join Icelandic Roots?
Trace your ancestry back to the time of settlement and beyond.
Connect with your cousins around the globe.
Preserve your family tree for future generations.
Be a part of a community.
Get started by filling out a "Cousins Across the Ocean" form and get connected to your relatives today.
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What makes us different?
We are a 100% non-profit organization run by a dedicated team of volunteers.
Your membership helps us "pay-it-forward" by awarding scholarships and heritage grants.
We are specialized in all things Icelandic: ancestral farm photos, geo-tagged locations, translation services, church records, and more!
Use the relationship calculator to find your close relatives and your relation to famous Icelanders in history.
Expert and personable genealogists available to answer your questions.
All information is verified and sourced.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Thank you for giving of your time to make a difference to so many. Thank you for all that you do to help make Icelandic Roots one of the world’s most credible and robust genealogy databases!
I would like to say thanks for your help and to all the people that work on the site, it has been a godsend as I put together my family tree. What a huge wealth of information you have there. I can't wait to get to Iceland!
IR is a wonderful initiative which helps to keep so many people aware of their Icelandic Roots. The many IR volunteers are to be greatly commended for committing so much time and effort to provide this much appreciated service.
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Icelandic Roots also has a private Facebook Group where you can ask questions, discuss anything genealogy or Iceland related, and connect with relatives!
To join the "Icelandic Roots Group":
1. Fill out a Cousins Across the Ocean form here. It is a free service for anyone of Icelandic ancestry and their families. Group members must be in the IR database before they can join the Facebook group.
2. Once you have filled out the form, visit the Facebook group page here and request to join by answering a couple simple questions.
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