Arai records on Ancestry

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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Arai Genealogy

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

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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Arai family using the FreeBMD database.

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Arai Family History Databases

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Miscellaneous Arai Databases

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

Some Famous People with the surname of Arai

Wikipedia is a Japanese singer, song-writer, and lyricist, best known for her works in anime such as "Outlaw Star", "Noir", "Macross Plus", and many others.
Wikipedia Hirofumi Arai (born January 18, 1979 in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture) is a Japanese actor of Korean descent.
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Wikipedia Motoko Arai (????, born 1960 in Nerima, Tokyo) is a Japanese science fiction and fantasy writer.
Wikipedia , real name, is a mangaka born on June 1 in Tokyo, Japan.
Wikipedia is a professional Japanese women's tennis player.
Wikipedia Keni'chiro Arai (?? ???)(born July 7, 1972 in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese wrestler for Dragon Gate and a member of the Real Hazard stable.
Wikipedia (born 15 September 1963 in Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese manga artist.
Wikipedia Takahiro Arai (Japanese: ?? ??, Korean: ???, Hanja: ???, born January 30, 1977 in Naka-ku, Hiroshima) is a Japanese professional baseball player of Korean descent for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
Wikipedia is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature).