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Iceland Record Finder

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Iceland Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Iceland Background
Local Research Resources
The FamilySearch moderator for Iceland is Baird

This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:

Step 1. In column 1, find your goal.

Step 2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.

Step 3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.

What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Age Church Records, Civil Registration Census
Birth date and birthplace Church Records, Civil Registration Census
Boundaries (parish, district, or county) Maps
Death information Church Records, Civil Registration Probate Records
Emigration information Emigration and Immigration Societies
Historical background History Societies
Language helps Language helps
Living relatives Genealogies Biography
Maiden name Church Records
Marriage information Church Records, Civil Registration
Naming customs Names, Personal
Noble families Biography, Heraldry
Occupation Church Records, Civil Registration
Parents, children, and other family members Church Records, Civil Registration Probate Records,
Place-finding aids Maps
Places of residence Church Records, Civil Registration Census, Probate, Land and Property
Previous research (compiled genealogy) Genealogy, Societies History, Biography, Archives and Libraries
Record-finding aids Archives and Libraries
Religion Church Records, Religious Records
Social activities Social Life and Customs