Afonso records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Afonso family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Afonso surname or get a copy of the Afonso family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Afonso Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Afonso Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Afonso family tree.

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Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Afonso family using the FreeBMD database.

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Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Afonso family.

Research the Afonso surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Afonso Military records.

Afonso Genealogy Databases

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Miscellaneous Afonso Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Afonso family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Afonso surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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Some Famous People with the surname of Afonso

Wikipedia Yves Afonso (born 13 February 1944) is a French actor.
Wikipedia Guilherme Afonso (born 15 November 1985 in Luanda, Angola) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Grasshopper.