A Listing of Mostly Free Norwegian Ancestry - Genealogy Resources                                                

                     Discover your Norwegian family history and start your family tree. Find resources for many areas and access many genealogy
                     records including census,  land and cemetery records.  This website is dedicated to making Norwegian 
ancestry research as
                     free as possible. However, that is not always easy. There are a limited number of free resources a
vailable so you may have
                     have already seen some of the links below. Sometimes websites go offline and others may 
start charging for their resources
                     without notice. So it's possible that some of the links in this website may not work or ask for money to view the data.


Norway Baptisms 1634-1927 - Data submitted by volunteers over the past 30 years

Norway Burials 1666-1927 - Data submitted by volunteers over the past 30 years

Norway Marriages 1660-1926 - Data submitted by volunteers over the past 30 years

Matrikkelutkastet av 1950 - Norway's draft land registry from 1950 containing all real estates outside the cities with the name of the owner in 1950 - in Norwegian

Norway Name statistics - How common your name is in Norway? 

SSNE database - This database comprises of information relating to c.5000 individuals from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales who migrated to or worked in Denmark-Norway and Sweden-Finland between 1580 and 1707. They represent the military, naval, diplomatic, intellectual and social elite from the British Isles who operated in northern Europe. Free registration required

Digitised Parish Registers from the National Archival Services of Norway - The microfilm department of The National Archives of Norway holds close to all parish registers delivered from the priests´ office to The Regional State Archives, ie. nearly 11 000 registers with a total of 1,85 millions of microfilmed pages. A work in progress, all the material should be published by 2008. 

Norway Heritage - The transcriptions are done by a group of volunteers and is dedicated to get all (most) of the pre 1875 Norwegian emigrants listed in the database. There are currently 57878 passengers from 409 journeys in this database

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