Swede records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Swede 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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Globe Ancestry.com Global records search results for the Swede family.
USA Ancestry.com US records search results for the Swede family.
UK Ancestry.co.uk UK records search results for the Swede family.
Canada Ancestry.ca Canadian records search results for the Swede family.
Australia Ancestry.com.au Australian records search results for the Swede family.

Origins and History


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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Swede Family Tree

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

Search Swede Parish Records at Find My Past.

Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Swede family using the FreeBMD database.

Study Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Swede family records.

Look at MyHeritage for Swede family data.

Check out the LDS Database for records of the Swede family.

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

Swede Family Tree Databases

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

Study MyTrees for information on the Swede family and people looking to contact living Swede relations.

Explore GENi for Swede family records.

Investigate One Great Family for Swede records submitted by people who are already researching the Swede Genealogy .

Find your Irish Swede relatives on findmypast.ie

Swede Forums

Research the Swede surname using Genealogy.com forums .

Miscellaneous Swede Databases

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


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Some Famous People with the surname of Swede

Wikipedia George Swede (), (born as "Juris Puri??", November 20, 1940 in Riga, Latvia) is a Canadian psychologist, poet and children's writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Wikipedia Johanna Jussinniemi (born September 13, 1976), better known by her stage name Puma Swede, is a Finnish-Swede pornographic actress of Finnish decent and feature dancer.