MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. Our platform and DNA kits make it easy for anyone, anywhere to embark on a meaningful journey into their past and treasure their family stories for generations to come. Our powerful technology does the searching for you, revealing fascinating new details about your family history — effortlessly.
The company was founded in 2003 by our CEO – entrepreneur and family historian Gilad Japhet. From a humble garage startup, MyHeritage has grown into a global company with 86 million users across 196 countries.
Our 340 employees work out of bright, spacious offices in Israel, North America, and Europe to deliver an exceptional user experience in 42 languages. Guided by our core values of innovation, compassion and diversity, our team undertakes many voluntary community initiatives, using our expertise and technology to reunite families. We are delighted to go the extra mile for our users, offering 24/7 support and striving to create a true sense of community in the world of family history.
Enables users to easily find others who are looking for the same ancestors or relatives, and get in touch with them
Automatically extends the paper trail from a single historical record to other related records and family tree connections
Translates names found in historical records and family trees from one language into another, to facilitate matches between names in different languages
Automatic matches between people and historical records
Search engine for exploring billions of historical records
Unique technology that allows adding a whole new branch to the family tree in one click
Finds matching profiles in family trees, enabling users to discover new ancestors and relatives, and connect with other users
Finds relatives based on shared DNA
Reveals the percentage breakdown of ethnic origins
Free Family Tree Builder software helps researchers organize, document and expand their family tree
Research family history on-the-go, available on iOS and Android
An online home for creating family trees and discovering, preserving and sharing family history