German Genealogy Articles
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Trace your ancestry in Prussia, Bavaria and more with our guide to research in Germany’s historical regions.
1/2/2014
Overcome five common research problems facing German genealogists.
12/11/2013
Your ancestor may appear in genealogical records by his given or middle name, or a shortened form of the name. Here are some common German names and nicknames.
10/23/2013
To better research your German-speaking ancestors, learn these common terms auf Deutsch.
4/16/2013
Did your German-speaking ancestors inhabit the mountains and valleys of Switzerland and Austria? Here’s how to navigate the highs and lows of genealogical research in these two nations.
12/5/2012
This language translation chart will help you sort out the months in German genealogy records.
7/17/2012
Descendants of a famous Cincinnati brewer discover their German roots—and each other.
6/8/2012
Need help finding family overseas? Let a local be your guide. This year’s Family Tree 40 list highlights the top blogs for tracing roots around the globe.
6/8/2012
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
4/18/2012
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