Genealogy Resources

If you'd like to get involved in genealogy research yourself, here are some of our favorite resources. Browse through them all or choose a specific country to jump to from the options below. We have written almost 500 articles about Icelandic genealogy, heritage, history, events, and people. Subscribe to our newsletter to have the newest information sent via email to your inbox. 

Resources to help interpret information in the IR database





Icelandic Genealogy Links

Emigration Links - the IR Emigration Team has spent over 5 years studying all the available emigration data and has connected all the immigrants in our database to their ports, ships, passenger lists, stories of the crossing, and more. Become a member to see their brilliant work.

US Government Links

North Dakota Links

Other States Links

Canadian Links



So many Icelanders studied or lived in Denmark and many people from Denmark immigrated to Iceland. Here are some Danish and Norwegian links:

Danish Links

Norwegian Links

Other Genealogy Links