Top 25 Genealogy Forums in 2024

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The best Genealogy forums, communities, discussion and message boards curated from thousands of forums on the web and ranked by popularity, active threads, and member count.more

What is Genealogy Forum?
A Genealogy Forum is a community and discussion forum for Genealogy Specialists and enthusiasts to discuss family history, lineage, DNA, and more. Here you can learn how to study your genealogy and get to know what genealogy does. Check out the Genealogy Forums and get help with learning about your ancestry, family tree, house history, and wills. Discuss genealogy research techniques, and learn how to find living relatives, lost cousins, and read stories about lost families meeting. You can also ask about surnames, military ancestors, historical conflicts, genetics, and cultures.

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Here are 25 Best Genealogy Forums you should follow in 2024

1. British Genealogy Forum

British Genealogy Forum UK
Need support finding your ancestors? British Genealogy & Family History forums help with your family tree, military ancestors' ancestry, probate, ...and wills or house history research services. Discuss DNA research, talk about family history societies, ask related questions, and find useful resources.more
934 3 posts / week View Recent Threads

2. LostCousins Genealogy Forums

LostCousins Genealogy Forums LostCousins is a place to find living relatives, research techniques, consultations, and more. Find online family trees, explore genealogy websites, s...hare stories after meeting a lost one, and share advanced tips & techniques to help others find their people.more
3 posts / week View Recent Threads

3. Family History UK Forum

Family History UK Forum This is the most established UK genealogy forum online. It is a free and friendly help for your family history and UK ancestry research. Get help your ancestors, join in, introduce yourself, and communicate with other members.more
4 posts / day View Recent Threads

4. FamilySearch Community

FamilySearch Community FamilySearch provides free support through its online Community. FamilySearch representatives and other Community members can provide answers to your ...questions about FamilySearch products and services as well as genealogy research.more
28 posts / week View Recent Threads

5. Genealogy Wise Forum

Genealogy Wise Forum Genealogy Wise is for groups discussing everything about genealogy. Tell about yourself, your family history, or your genealogy interests, and talk ab...out surnames, explore your ancestry, do family history research, and discover your family tree.more
1 post / quarter View Recent Threads

6. Roots Chat Forum » South Africa

Roots Chat Forum » South Africa Lancashire, UK
Roots Chat Forum is one of the UK's largest community messaging forums for everyone interested in researching their family history roots or local ...history. Post your genealogy queries, or your local history questions here, and find the answers. Visit the forum to know about Emigrants, Immigrants and other Family History research in South Africa.more
3.7K 6K 30 posts / day View Recent Threads

7. Genealogy Specialists Forum

Genealogy Specialists Forum Visit the place for Genealogy Specialists to track past, and discover genes; introduce yourself to the experts and talk about family history research,... historical conflicts, military ancestors, and much more.more
1 post / day View Recent Threads

8. Who When Where Forum

Who When Where Forum Who When Where is a place for discussing Genealogy. Post your queries about your military ancestors, or help fellow researchers find out about theirs,... ask about surnames, DNA, military, and general research, and get problem-solving advice.more
1 post / week View Recent Threads

9. FamilyTreeDNA Forums

FamilyTreeDNA Forums Welcome to FamilyTreeDNA's forums a great place to explore, discover, and get answers to queries you might have. Exchange information on genetics,... archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing, discuss X & Y chromosomes or anything related, and find quality replies.more
127.7K 10.5K 1 post / day View Recent Threads

10. Family Tree Forum

Family Tree Forum Family Tree Forum is a place for questions, answers, and general information about your family history research. Ask related questions, get inspiratio...n, help, and advice for your family history stories and more.more
92 6 posts / week View Recent Threads

11. Chinese Genealogy Forum

Chinese Genealogy Forum Want to know about Chinese Genealogy? Read discussions related to it in this forum. Share insights, protocols, Chinese culture, arts, & tales, post yo...ur genealogy experience or story with the rest, ask for opinions on Chinese Genealogy, and more.more
2 posts / week View Recent Threads

12. ItalianGenealogy Forum

ItalianGenealogy Forum Italian Genealogy Forum is the leading resource for those who undertake research into their Italian Genealogy. Get information about your family herit...age, town, or village, and talk about Italian history, culture, and more.more
20 posts / day View Recent Threads

13. Birmingham History Forum » Genealogy

Birmingham History Forum » Genealogy Welcome to this forum, this section is entirely dedicated to discussing genealogy, history news & events. Know about the use of genealogy, search by s...urnames, talk about DNA ancestry tests and help others identify their people.more
1 post / week Mar 2008 View Recent Threads

14. Sheffield History Forum » Genealogy

Sheffield History Forum » Genealogy Sheffield, England, UK
Sheffield History is all about when you were growing up. This section of the forum is to discuss and trace your Sheffield past. Find family history we...bsites & links, search families by surnames, and also get free family tree tips here.more
12.6K 4.1K 1 post / quarter View Recent Threads

15. Forum » Genealogy Forum » Genealogy Use this community as a space to talk about anything Genealogy. Get Genealogy service, trace your ancestors, discuss ancestor uses, find handwriting d...ecipher thread, track family names, ask for birth & death details and other related things.more
8 posts / month View Recent Threads

16. Reddit » Genealogy

Reddit » Genealogy San Francisco, California, US
This subreddit is meant for everything genealogy. Ask questions about genealogy, find free resources for family history research, talk about DNA ances...try tests, help others discover records, find news, and more.more
1.1M 1.1M 30 posts / day Sep 2008 View Recent Threads

Additional Forums

  1. UK Genealogy Forum  Talk about UK local or social gene history, certificate change, DNA research techniques, give surname information and more. Consider this forum as suitable place to discuss anything genealogy.
  2. Tribal Pages Forum Looking for your Ancestors? Got a tip or message for your fellow Genealogists? Post your question, tips, and suggestions here. The Tribal Pages is providing a genealogy service dedicated to helping you build, maintain, and share your family tree online.
  3. Genealogists Forum Read family tree stories, ask DNA questions, search for photo restoration help, and more. This forum was set up by a group of dedicated family historians, creating a friendly and helpful environment to enable other people to research their family trees.
  4. Royal Forums » Royal Genealogy Chat about the genealogy of Royals here at Royal Forums. Help with families & other mysteries, research ancestry, ask royal genealogy questions, or talk about anything related.
  5. Carpatho-Rusyn Society » Genealogy This is a group for people with an interest in Carpatho-Rusyn heritage, culture and history and their genealogy in detail. Share knowledge of family names, surname change, and much more.
  6. My Irish Ancestry » Genealogy This community is your place to post your Irish genealogy family research queries. Begin your Irish genealogy research by using these active forums, and interact with others to gain and share knowledge.
  7. Liverpool & SW Lancashire FHS Forum Discuss general genealogy in Liverpool & SW Lancashire FHS Forum. Join this community and know that you are not alone in searching for your ancestors. Share your family history & stories to get help.
  8. Genes Reunited Forum » Genealogy This community is a place to discover your family's story, research, get historical records, and more. Ask for help in finding your living relatives or ancestors, share your success tales, or post anything regarding genealogy here.
  9. Genealogy Forum GenForum is the ultimate research resource forum devoted to genealogy, including surnames, U.S. states, countries, and general topics. Talk about DNA, ask questions, explore genealogy message board, discuss family history, surnames and much more.