Estonia Emigration and Immigration
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Online Sources[edit | edit source]
- 1946-1971 Free Access: Africa, Asia and Europe, Passenger Lists of Displaced Persons, 1946-1971 Ancestry, free. Index and images. Passenger lists of immigrants leaving Germany and other European ports and airports between 1946-1971. The majority of the immigrants listed in this collection are displaced persons - Holocaust survivors, former concentration camp inmates and Nazi forced laborers, as well as refugees from Central and Eastern European countries and some non-European countries.
- Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild Choose a volume and then choose Estonia under "Listed by Port of Departure" or "Listed by Port of Arrival".
The first Soviet occupation 1940–1941, the German occupation 1941–1944, and the second Soviet occupation 1944–1991.
- Museum of Occupations, Soviet Occupation Political Arrests, Memento 2005. Index.
- 1945-1953 1945-1953, Name List of Persons Deported from Estonia
- 1940-1953 Museum of Occupations, Book 6, Deportation from Estonia to Russia, Deportation in June 1941 & Deportation in 1940–1953 Index.
- 1949 Museum of Occupations, Memento 1999, Book 5, Deportation from Estonia to Russia, Deportation in March 1949, Volume 2. Index.
- 1940-1990 Museum of Occupations, Memento 1996, Political Arrests in Estonia, 1940-1990, Deported, Arrested, Murdered. Index.
- 1940-1988 Museum of Occupations, Memento 1998, Political Arrests in Estonia, Additional Lists, 1940-1988. Index.
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.