Word
Name Origin
Name Origin

Discover your ancestors' surnames!

Discover the Word
story

Explore the lives of your ancestors

Your name is all it takes to get started

Uncover your family tree

Ready to discover the Word story?

WordBorn:FatherBorn:MotherBorn:

Explore the lives of your ancestors

We'll help you connect with your ancestors and explore their lives

Uncover your family tree

Your name is all it takes to get started, and it's FREE!

Did you know?

What does the Word surname reveal about your family history?

The earliest occurrence of the Word surname in our family history documents is from 1542, and we currently have 44,163 records where Word appears. Here are a few more facts to get you started…

Start building your Word family story

Become one of the millions of users who are building their family tree with us. Create yours today for free.

Colour photo of a young Nurse and Soldier

Discover Word records

Wordsin military records

Were your ancestors war heroes?

Wordsin census records

Where did your family live & what did they do?

Wordsin convict records

Did your family have a brush with the law?

Wordsin parish records

Where were your family born, married, and buried?