America records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your America 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 America surname or get a copy of the America family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the America Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the America 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 America family tree.

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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the America family using the FreeBMD database.

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Explore the LDS Database for records of the America family.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3 people with the America surname in the UK? America is now ranked number 4038 for popularity in the UK.

America Genealogy Databases

Explore WikiTree for user contributed America family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of America data can be verified or corrected by other users.

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Miscellaneous America Databases

Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the America 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 America surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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Some Famous People with the surname of America

Wikipedia Archbishop Iakovos (July 29, 1911 - April 10, 2005) (, born "Demetrios Coucouzis, ????????? ?????????") was the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America from 1959 until his resignation in 1996.
Wikipedia Archbishop Demetrios of America (born Demetrios Trakatellis,) is the current archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Exarch of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Wikipedia Paul Johnson (February 25, 1944 ? October 19, 1982), better known as Paul America, was a member of Andy Warhol's Factory group who starred in one Warhol-directed film, "My Hustler".
Wikipedia The United Streets Dopeboyz of America, also known as U.
Wikipedia Archbishop Spyridon of America (born Spyridon Papageorge) is a retired Greek Orthodox bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate who was the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America from September 1996 to August 1999.