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Basque Genealogy Resources

This section offers a selection of links and various resources with basic information for those who are starting their family tree, looking for their origins or trying to locate relatives in any of the provinces of the Basque Country or the Basque Diaspora. Simply checking these links could be an easy and promising starting point.

PARISH ARCHIVES

You can check and ask for birth, marriage and death certificates from the Parish Archives of Araba, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa (no online service for archives in Nafarroa or Iparralde):

Historical Ecclesiatical Archive of Bizkaia (eu, es)
www.aheb-beha.org

Historical Ecclesiatical Archive of Donostia-San Sebastian (eu, es)
www.elizagipuzkoa.org/artxiboa

Historical Ecclesiatical Archive of Vitoria-Gasteiz (eu, es)
www.ahdv-geah.org

Irargi [it includes the last 3] (eu, es, en)
En www.irargi.org

GENEALOGY AND FAMILY SEARCH EXPERTS

Antzinako, association of Basque Genealogists (eu, es, fr, en)
www.antzinako.org

Euskaldunak Munduan. Looking for your Basque relatives? (eu, es)
www.origenvasco.org

DATABASES

The following links are Basque surnames' databases. If a surname can not be found at a database it does not mean that it is not Basque. There are many different spellings for several Basque surnames. 

Surname database based on Koldo Mitxelena's works (eu, es)
www.kaixo.com/euskaletxea

Bernardo Estornés Lasa Archive (eu, es, fr, en)
at euskomedia.org

Surnames listed in the book ‘Los Vascos en la Argentina’ (es)
www.juandegaray.org.ar/fvajg/docs/apellidos_vascos

Euskal Abizenak surname index (eu, es, fr)
www.euskalabizenak.com

Euskaltzaindia: Basque names database (eu)
http://www.euskaltzaindia.net/eoda

Surnames researched by Xabier Ormaechea and Susan Ibarra (en)
www.buber.net/Basque/Surname


ONLINE BASQUE GENEANOLOGY FORUMS AND GROUPS

These are online lists and forums where genealogy experts and enthusiasts share their information, findings and tips. If you are looking for your ancestors or want to begin your family tree you can find guidance of those who have already been there. When you register, remember to  introduce yourself politely, ask for help humbly and give precise information about the person or surname you are trying to find. 

Basque genealogy list (eu, es, fr, en)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/basque-genealogy

Genea64: Genealogie en Béarn et Pays Basque (eu, es, fr, en)
http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/genea64

 

BASQUE GENEALOGY MAGAZINE

An online weekly bulletin about genealogy and basque.

'Apellidos Vascos' (es, eu)
www.apellidosvascos.com

 

SEVERAL RESOURCES ABOUT EMIGRATION, HERALDRY...

Lineages from Navarre
www.euskalnet.net/ganer

Certain Mariages au Pays Basque (marriages in the Basque French Country)
http://perso.orange.fr/argia

Heraldry from Lekeitio
http://es.geocities.com/heraldica03

Place names database of the Basque Autonomous Community
www1.euskadi.net/euskara_eaetoponimia/bin/default.apl?idioma=1

Locate your ancestors' farm house in Bizkaia
www.bizkaia.net/hirigintza/GidaKartografikoa

Maps of France (to locate farmhouses in Iparralde)
www.geoportail.fr

Linajes.net, webpage by Imanol Pagola Salazar (images of  35.000 coats of arms)
www.linajes.net 

Basque-French inmigrants in Chile
http://membres.lycos.fr/emigrationchili

The Basque Genealogy Homepage, by Susan & Fernando Ybarra
http://home.earthlink.net/~fybarra/design.html

Place names in Navarre
http://toponimianavarra.tracasa.es

Genealogy Investigation Service of Eusko Ikaskuntza
www.eusko-ikaskuntza.org/es/euskoshop/heraldica


GENERAL RESOURCES

International links and webpages related to genealogy.

Genealogy programs and software
www.genealogia-es.com/enlazsof.html

Surname navigator
www.surnamenavigator.org

Heraldry and Genealogy Dictionary by García Carraffa
www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/geneal/index_gc.html

Search for ancestors in familysearch.com
www.familysearch.com

American Family Immigration History Center (Ellis Island)
www.ellisislandrecords.org

Geneanet, genelagogy database online in French
www.geneanet.com

MyTrees.com
www.kindredkonnections.com

French surnames in Argentina (some are Basque)
www.apellidosfranceses.com.ar

Missing people researchers: professional genealogists
www.genealogypro.com/directories/missing-people.html

Social Security Death Index (USA)
http://ssdi.rootsweb.com

United States Cemetery Directory
www.interment.net/us/index.htm

Earliest recorded male settlers of Alta California (1769-1800)
http://members.tripod.com/~GaryFelix/index5F.htm

Colombian genealogies (Basque surnames in 'Novedades')
www.genealogiascolombianas.org

Hispanic Genealogy Ring
www.elanillo.com

Francogene.com: Le portail de la généalogie francophone
www.francogene.com/index.php?l=fr


TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES BY COUNTRIES

Looking up for a surname in a telephone directory in your ancestors hometown you can locate people related to you.

Southern Basque Country (Telefónica de España)
www.paginasblancas.es

Yellow pages Southern Basque Country (QDQ)
http://www.qdq.com

White pages Northern Basque Country (French pagesjaunes)
www.pagesjaunes.fr

Another French telephone directory
www.annu.com/annu_gb/index_gb.html

White pages (Argentina)
www.paginasamarillas.com.ar/home_blancas.asp

White pages (Uruguay)
www.volt.com.uy/homepage/homepage.asp

White pages (Chile)
www.blancas.cl

White pages (Mexico)
www.seccionamarilla.com.mx/busqueda_nomdirtel.asp

White pages (USA)
www.whitepages.com

International white pages (several countries)
http://c.asselin.free.fr/french/paginas_amarillas.htm#pbinter

AnyWho Online Directory
www.anywho.com


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