Discover the lives
that shaped your DNA.
Access the entire family history record collection on
Ancestry® with a 3-month World Explorer membership.
for first 3 months
Full access to global records.
Discover your story through the world’s largest online collection of family history records—including over 3 billion international records. You can follow your family’s journey across continents and trace your heritage to the countries where it began.
It starts with your family tree.
Building your family tree is the first step to making new discoveries—and Ancestry® makes it easy. The names, dates, and places you add to your tree help us search our record collection for life details and hidden ancestors.
Uncover more with Ancestry Hints®.
Once you start your tree, Ancestry® will begin to comb through our collection and add possible details and discoveries to it. These hints are exciting clues that could lead to new ancestor connections, stories, and insights.