Iran Genealogy

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

Guide to Iran, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records

Country Information

Iran is a country in the Middle East bordered by Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and Great Britain. The official language in Persian.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Iran Research

Links to articles on getting started with Iran research.

Iraq Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Iran research.

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Map of Iran Provinces

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FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Iran," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 28 April 2016.