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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 Anker surname or get a copy of the Anker family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Anker Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Anker 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 Anker family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 366 people with the Anker surname in the UK? Anker is now ranked number 3696 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Anker surname in the USA? Anker is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Anker Databases

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Anker

Wikipedia Albert Samuel Anker (April 1 1831 ? July 16 1910) was a Swiss painter and illustrator who has been called the "national painter" of Switzerland because of his enduringly popular depictions of 19th-century Swiss village life.
Wikipedia Conrad Anker (born 1962) is an American rock climber, mountaineer, and author famous for his challenging ascents in the high Himalaya and Antarctica.
Wikipedia Helen Anker, born in 1972 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, is an actress and singer who trained at the Royal Ballet School and Bird College.
Wikipedia Matthias Joseph Anker (May 6, 1771 ? April 3, 1843) was an Austrian geologist who was a native of Graz.
Wikipedia Eize Willem (Ed) Anker (born at 30 june 1978 in Beverwijk, Noord-Holland) is a member of the Dutch House of Representatives for the ChristianUnion.
Wikipedia Kristian Anker (October 29, 1848?November 16, 1928) was a Lutheran minister who served as the first president of the combined Trinity Seminary and Dana College.