Estonia Emigration and Immigration

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Finding the Town of Origin in Estonia[edit | edit source]

If you are using emigration/immigration records to find the name of your ancestors' town in Estonia, see Estonia Finding Town of Origin for additional research strategies.

Estonia Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

"Emigration" means moving out of a country. "Immigration" means moving into a country.
Emigration and immigration sources list the names of people leaving (emigrating) or arriving (immigrating) in the country. These sources may be passenger lists, permissions to emigrate, or records of passports issued. The information in these records may include the emigrants’ names, ages, occupations, destinations, and places of origin or birthplaces. Sometimes they also show family groups.

Emigration[edit | edit source]

Records of Estonian Emigrants in Their Destination Nations[edit | edit source]