Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) Genealogy

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Tuvalu (Ellice Islands)

Guide to Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is an island nation consisting of a group of nine small atolls in the western Pacific Ocean. The main island lies north of Fiji. Tuvalu is the world’s second smallest country. The languages spoken are Tuvaluan and English.[1]

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Getting Started with Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) Research

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Tuvalu (Ellice Islands) Map

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Tuvalu (Ellice Islands). Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.



  • Nanumea
  • Nanumanga
  • Niutao
  • Nui
  • Vaitupu
  • Nukufetau
  • Funafuti
  • Nukulaelae
  • Niulakita

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Tuvalu," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvalu, accessed 20 April 2016.