Bahrain Genealogy

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Middle East
Guide to Bahrain ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Bahrain is an island country in the Middle East whose nearest neighbors are Saudi Arabia and Qatar. It was formerly ruled by Great Britain. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Bahrain Research

Links to articles on getting started with Bahrain research.

Bahrain Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Bahrain research.

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Bahrain Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Bahrain.

Map Current Governorates
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1 Capital Governorate
2 Muharraq Governorate
3 Northern Governorate
4 Southern Governorate

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Bahrain," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 4 May 2016.