Nauru Genealogy

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

Nauru Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Nauru Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Nauru is an island country in the Pacific Ocean. It was formerly known as Pleasant Island. Nauru was annexed by Germany and became a colony in the late 19th century. It became a mandate territory administered by Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom following World War I. The island was occupied by Japan during World War II, and after the war entered into trusteeship again. Nauru achieved independence in 1968. The official languages are Nauruan and English.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Nauru Research

Links to articles on getting started with Nauru research.

Nauru Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Nauru research.

Nauru Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Nauru.

Nauru lagoon

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Nauru.

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Nauru," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 25 April 2016.