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Luxembourg Genealogy

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Guide to Luxembourg ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Luxembourg is a country in Europe bordered by Belgium, Germany, and France. The official languages are Luxembourgish, German, and French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Luxembourg Research

Links to articles on getting started with Luxembourg research.

Luxembourg Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Luxembourg research.


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Finding Your Ancestors' Town in Luxembourg[edit | edit source]

  • Genealogical records are organized by geographical locality. Civil registration (government birth, marriage, and death records) and church records (christenings/baptisms, marriages, and burials) were kept at the local level. To search these records, you must know the town where your ancestors lived.
  • If you do not know your ancestors' town, follow the advice in the Wiki article, Luxembourg Finding Town of Origin, to search a variety of records that might provide that information.


Luxembourg Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Luxembourg. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

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Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Luxembourg. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.




FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Luxembourg," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxembourg, accessed 27 April 2016.

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