Sepia photo of Akureyri port sometime in the early 1900s.

A membership to Icelandic Roots is your connection to your ancestors, culture, and community.

Your Membership Includes:

  • Genealogy database access

  • New member database training sessions

  • Educational webinars

  • Virtual Meet-ups

  • Access to the members-only Facebook group 

  • Membership to the Icelandic Roots Writers’ Society *new*

  • Paying-it-forward through our donations and scholarships

"I have been a member of Icelandic Roots since it's beginning and plan to stay a member for life! I find it invaluable. I use it daily and learn so much from it!"



Discover your family story

Explore your family tree in our unique database with features such as

  • Icelandic church records

  • Ancestral farm photos

  • Geo-tagged locations, including: farms, churches, cemeteries, towns and more. 

  • Historical timeline

  • The “Relationship Calculator”: See how you are related to others in the database!

  • Detailed passenger lists

  • And so much more!

Learn tips and tricks to maximize your use of the database with monthly “How-To” seminars. 


Connect with your heritage during educational webinars.

Here's a sneak peek at the database! (6 minutes)

Connect with your community

  • Samtal Hour - Monthly virtual meet-ups with other Icelandic Roots members

  • Access to the Members-Only Facebook group 

  • Membership to the *new* Icelandic Roots Writers’ Society

  • Invitation to our genealogy workshops at Icelandic festivals such as Íslendingadagurinn and August the Deuce

Invest in your heritage

Your membership fee goes towards:

Become a member in 3 easy steps!


Fill in a "Cousins Across the Ocean Form"


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Get Connected!

Once you're information is entered and payment is received, our genealogists will help you get connected to the database and the community!

IR Membership Options

12 Month Membership

Annual payment: $150 (SAVE $30!)


Quarterly payment: 4 x $45
*select automatic, quarterly renewal on registration form

All prices are in US dollars.

3 Month Membership

One time payment of $45
*don't select automatic renewal

All prices are in US dollars.


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Icelandic Roots is a non-profit, educational, heritage organization specializing in genealogy, history & traditions of our Icelandic ancestors.

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