Do you have a family
brigadeiro recipe or love Brazilian cheese
bread? Or maybe some of your ancestors came from Brazil but you don’t know much
Knowing the history of our ancestors’ lives,
the places where they lived, what they believed in, their customs, the
occupation they had, and so on connects us to them, reinforcing our roots and
helping us understand who we are.
more about how to find your family from Brazil, connect with your Brazilian
heritage, cook Brazilian food, and even learn about dual citizenship.
Searching for Your Ancestors
FamilySearch International offers free family history services online and access to its genealogical database. On FamilySearch.org, you can track down your family names in historical records, work on your family tree with your family, preserve memories, and more.
Learning about Your Ancestors
Since the beginning of its Portuguese colonization, Brazil has received people from all over the world. The Spanish, Dutch, and French, as well as Italians and Scandinavians were peoples who came to Brazil during the colonial period.
The influence of these different immigration cycles is the diversity and multiplicity of Brazil, which you can see today in the language, beliefs, behavior, customs, religion, folklore, and cuisine of Brazil, as well as in other ways.
Do You Have Ancestors Who Left Brazil?
FamilySearch.org has records from Brazil and all around the world! Search for your ancestor’s name in historical records, and learn more about your roots.
Source: Family Search