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Suriname Genealogy

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Suriname is a country in South America bordered by French Guiana, Guyana, and Brazil. It was formerly known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana, and Dutch Guiana. The official language is Dutch.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Suriname Research

Links to articles on getting started with Suriname research.

Suriname Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Suriname research.


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Suriname Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname.

Districts of Suriname

Districts[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname. Click on a district below to go to the district Wiki article listing more information.

Suriname is divided into 10 districts (distrikten).

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Suriname," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname, accessed 21 April 2016.