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Namibia Genealogy

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Namibia is a country in Africa bordered by Angola, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa. It was formerly under the rule of Germany and South Africa. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Namibia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Namibia research.

Namibia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Namibia research.


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Namibia Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia.

ǁKaras
Zambezi
Otjozondjupa
Omusati
Oshana
Oshikoto
Ohangwena
Hardap
Kunene
Erongo
Omaheke
Khomas
Kavango

Regions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia. Regions:

  • ǁKaras
  • Erongo
  • Hardap
  • Kavango
  • Khomas
  • Kunene
  • Ohangwena
  • Omaheke
  • Omusati
  • Oshana
  • Oshikoto
  • Otjozondjupa
  • Zambezi

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Namibia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia, accessed 25 April 2016.

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