Denmark Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923 .
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1618-1923
Language: Danish
Title in the Language: Danmark Dåb
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
National Archives of Denmark

What is in the Collection?

This is an index to baptisms in Denmark for the years 1618 to 1923. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections. For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Collection Content

Please note that owing to privacy laws not all records in the database may be searchable. Click on the county name for a table listing the number of records from each parish in that county. A map showing the number of records for each county is available at Denmark Baptisms.

County Records
Bornholm 94,457
Frederiksborg 318,871
Haderslev 47,400
Hjørring 42,045
Holbæk 210,762
København 764,661
Maribo 277,418
Odense 169,416
Præstø 325,089
Randers 186,809
Ribe 133,550
Ringkøbing 175,731
Skanderborg 130,469
Sorø 207,001
Svendborg 309,967
Sønderborg 113,998
Thisted 99,886
Tønder 72,288
Vejle 45,083
Viborg 97,736
Åbenrå 125,202
Ålborg 140,556
Århus 155,592

Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923." Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923.