South America Suriname
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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.
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.
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.
Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname.
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).
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Wikipedia contributors, "Suriname," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname, accessed 21 April 2016.