40 Best Genealogy Podcasts
Here are 40 Best Genealogy Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke
Texas City, Texas, US
The Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke. The #1 family history show. The Genealogy Gems Podcast helps you make the most of your family history research time by providing quick and easy-to-use research techniques.
Play⋅ 15.4K⋅ 6.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
2. The Genealogy Guys Podcast
George G. Morgan and Drew Smith have been podcasting about genealogy since September 2005, when they launched The Genealogy Guys Podcast. Each episode includes the latest news from genealogical companies and organizations, listener email, and other content, such as book reviews and brief interviews. George and Drew delve into all kinds of topics that would interest every genealogist, from the beginner to the expert.
Play⋅ 7.5K⋅ 386 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 65 min ⋅ Sep 2005 Get Email Contact
3. Extreme Genes | America's Family History and Genealogy Show
Salt Lake City, Utah, US
Extreme Genes is America's Family History and Genealogy Radio Show & Podcast hosted by Fisher.
Play⋅ 4.3K⋅ 3.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Jul 2013 Get Email Contact
4. Ancestral Findings | Genealogy Gold Podcast
Genealogy is the most wonderful of pastimes. I love it, and you should, too. There are endless reasons why. Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the western world, as more and more people discover the exhilarating and slightly addictive nature of ancestor hunting. It's like an ongoing mystery with clues you have to discover and then put together to come to conclusions about your family's past.
Play⋅ 29.4K⋅ 1.2K⋅ 567 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 8 min ⋅ Dec 2014 Get Email Contact
5. CutOff Genes Podcast
Los Angeles, California, US
Ever wondered what consumer DNA testing can do for you- beyond telling you your ethnicity? Are you an adoptee- or someone who has an unknown parent or relative? Do you love Genealogy? You're in the right place. Join Julie DIxon Jackson and Renee Colvert as they attempt to guide you through what it takes to use DNA to break down brick walls, solve mysteries- or find your 'people'!
Also in Genetics Podcasts
Play⋅ 497⋅ 380 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
6. The Family Tree Magazine Genealogy Podcast
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
The Family Tree Magazine Podcast comes to you monthly from the publishers of America's number one genealogy magazine. Each month, you'll hear genealogy tips from our editors and experts, sneak peeks of upcoming articles, news from the blogosphere, hints from Family Tree University and much more.
Play⋅ 118.5K⋅ 35.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Jul 2008 Get Email Contact
7. The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast
Tucson, Arizona, US
Research Like a Pro is a podcast about genealogy research methodology. Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer of FamilyLocket.com discuss how to take your family history research to the next level and uncover more of your family tree. Learn about research objectives, analysis, locality research, research planning, source citations, report writing, case studies, and more. Diana and Nicole are the mother-daughter team at FamilyLocket.com and the creators of the Amazon bestselling book, Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist's Guide.
Also in Mother Daughter Podcasts, Research Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 1.9K⋅ 975 ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
8. Ancestors Alive! Genealogy | From Paper To People Podcast
Long Island City, New York, US
Join me in taking ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped us to be who we are. I'm a folklorist, historian, genealogist, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and I'll teach you how to maximize online research using tools like Ancestry, FamilySearch, Newspapers.com, and Findagrave with best evidence and best practices, and how to use folklore to find leads and add color to your tree.
Play⋅ 758⋅ 701 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact
9. Journey Through the Generations
We talk about our journey as we research our family trees. We also provide thoughts and tips to help you start and navigate through your own family tree.
Play⋅ 164⋅ 515 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
10. Genealogy Happy Hour
A podcast for anyone interested in genealogy and who wants to learn how to document family history. Join Amy and Penny as we take you through our experiences in family history research.
Play⋅ 2.7K⋅ 636 ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
11. Genealogy on SermonAudio
The latest podcast feed searching 'Genealogy' on SermonAudio.
Play⋅ 12.8K⋅ 7.2K⋅ 6.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
12. Stories in Our Roots | Family History and Genealogy
Kennewick, Washington, US
Many people consider genealogy an interesting and fun hobby, but it can be so much more than that. Stories in Our Roots, hosted by resilience coach & genealogist Heather Murphy, goes beyond suggesting genealogy as an interesting hobby. It dives deep into specific ways knowing our ancestors can help us better understand ourselves, loved ones & even the world around us. You will be inspired to look at family history differently, as more than adding names & dates to a family tree. Listen to the experiences of people whose lives have been impacted in meaningful ways.
Play⋅ 114 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
13. Journeys into Genealogy
Conversations with genealogy experts, interesting stories and tips on how to progress your own family history research.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact
14. Italian Roots and Genealogy
This podcast is dedicated to Italian Genealogy, finding your Italian Roots, and how to navigate through Italian records. Your host has over 12 years of experience and we will have excellent guests that will discuss a variety of genealogy topics. Please subscribe!
Also in Italy History Podcasts, Italy Podcasts
Play⋅ 948⋅ 229 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
15. Conversations with Kenyatta
Santa Monica, California, US
'Genealogy Roadshow' host and author of 'The Family Tree Toolkit,' Kenyatta D. Berry looks into genealogy, ancestry, and family history as well as what it means to have enslaved ancestors and interviews experts in the field. The music for this podcast is 'Good Vibe' by Ketsa.
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 3.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
16. Your Pennsylvania Ancestors
The Your Pennsylvania Ancestors podcast helps you discover your family history in PA. Join Denys Allen for behind-the-scenes look into archives, genealogy research, and highlights of PA history. See supporting information for each episode at PAancestors.com
Play⋅ 884 ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
17. Lawrence County Public Library Genealogy Podcast
Louisa, Kentucky, US
The Lawrence County Public Library Genealogy Department has created a podcast as a means of unique local preservation. Caleb Farley, LCPL Genealogy Coordinator, researches, hosts, and edits the podcast.
Play⋅ 677 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
18. The Photo Detective
Boston, England, UK
Join The Photo Detective, Maureen Taylor, each week as she discusses historical photos and how they fit into your family history. From ancestor identification to photo preservation, The Photo Detective Podcast covers it all. Featuring special experts from genealogy, fashion history, photo history, and restoration, it's a not-to-miss for photo fans, genealogists, and lovers of history.
Play⋅ 7.9K⋅ 3.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
19. The Chosen Families Project
Often met with unfortunate circumstances, or even mutual disinterest, old photographs often get separated from those who once knew them. These photos can travel further from their place of origin, and become altogether removed from their identities. The Chosen Families Project uses the power of genealogy to understand their origins, tell their stories, and hopefully return them to their loved ones.
Play⋅ 170 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
20. Your Family Through Time
Genealogy and Family History
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
21. Piedmont Trails
Genealogy and History walk hand in hand as these episodes travel back in time. Piedmont Trails shares the details and the adventures from the past while informing the listeners of new researching techniques that are available online and in the field. Our ancestors left an amazing trail to follow. Piedmont Trails demonstrates the importance of preserving their footsteps and shares the skills needed to locate their trails of long ago. Enjoy Your Journey To The Past !!
Play⋅ 2.8K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
22. Time Will Tell
In this podcast I will discuss genealogy and family stories. We will discuss how DNA can open the door to many interesting things. I have been doing family history work for 30 years, I'm not a professional by any means. We will work through things and learn together. We'll share DNA stories from listeners as well as stories they've found in their family history research. Come on and join us. I promise it will be fun and we'll learn at the same time! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/timewilltell/support
Play⋅ 74⋅ 233 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
23. This Is What We Found
Two sisters with a passion for family roots and historical stories provide thought provoking and comical insight into their genealogy background.
Play⋅ 145 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 73 min Get Email Contact
24. Family Twist
Family Twist is a podcast about finding lost family and astonishing adoption tales through the magic of DNA technology, genealogy and personal history. We started this journey with a singular goal: find Kendall's birth family.But as our adventure continues, we find more friends, family members, acquaintances and complete strangers with stories to share. We can all learn from these stories and perhaps telling them and hearing them can help better shape our journeys - and those who are just embarking on similar journeys.
Play⋅ 212⋅ 6 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
25. Genealogy Explorer
Genealogy Explorer focuses on listener-submitted family stories, history, and mysteries! We dive into the research behind it all and bring on guests to talk about their unique experiences with genealogy and family history research.
Play⋅ 3.6K⋅ 12K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
26. How We Got Here.
Equipping Atlantic Canadian Genealogists and sharing their stories.
Play⋅ 104⋅ 429 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact
27. Hispanic Genealogy Talk
Hispanic Genealogy Talk is a podcast that will encourage others who are looking for their Hispanic ancestors. The episodes will include book recommendations, articles, History, interviews with Hispanic genealogists and others who have tips for the subscribers to help them on their journey of discovery. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cynthia-anne/support
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact
28. Slovak Ancestry
Stories about genealogy, family history & heritage. Join us on the extraordinary journey of the people connected to Slovakia exploring their roots. If you like the stories feel free to support us here: https://www.patreon.com/michal_razusWant to share your story?contact: firstname.lastname@example.org music: Django ~ by John Lewis ~ lovingly interpreted by Les Horan and his wife Abigail LumsdenCreated with support of Podcast Industry
Play⋅ 3.6K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
29. Family History Roots
Explore resources and techniques for researching and resolving your family history puzzles. An depth approach to looking at UK sources for your research, quality of records, creating and designing family trees, DNA tests, & genealogy software. I explore problems of indexing and palaeography and storage and preservation and will look from time to time at current record releases and discuss how best to use them.Join me, and learn about the great resources and techniques available to help you with your family history project.
Play 13 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact
30. Genealogy Trenches
Welcome to the Genealogy Trenches, where we talk about Genealogy, Music, and life.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 87 min Get Email Contact
31. Generations Cafe
Generations Cafe is all about genealogy and family history. Discovering your family history should be enjoyable! Each episode will show you more about doing genealogy without the frustration. Host Amy Johnson Crow has been involved in family history for most of her life and is a noted researcher, blogger, author, and educator. She firmly believes that it is possible to do good genealogy research and enjoy the process.
Play⋅ 10K⋅ 9.2K⋅ 1.7K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
32. Research at the National Archives and Beyond!
Silver Spring, Maryland, US
Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond. This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action. You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history.
Play⋅ 1.4K Get Email Contact
33. Genealogy Adventures
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Connecting Americans to each other - and the world - one family tree at a time. American history - with an emphasis on Black American history - thrown in for good measure too. Where will your genealogy adventures take you today?
Play⋅ 5.3K⋅ 2.1K ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact
34. Let's Talk Genealogy & Family History with Genealogy Girl Talks
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Genealogy Girl Talks is an author, blogger, and family historian who enjoys sharing her knowledge, tips, tricks, and advice with others. She hopes she can help you along your own Genealogy & Family History journey! So, let's talk all things Genealogy & Family History!
Play⋅ 870⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 5 min Get Email Contact
35. The We Are Cousins Podcast | South Texas and Northeastern Mexico Genealogy
The We Are Cousins Podcast features events, resources, and books about Northeastern Mexico and South Texas Genealogy.
Play⋅ 2K ⋅ Jun 2014 Get Email Contact
36. Cuban Genealogy Podcast
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Podcast dedicated to Cuban family history and Cuban genealogy. Topics include cemetery research, parish records, vital records, DNA and Cuban history!
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37. Amateur Family History Podcast | An easy-to-follow genealogy podcast
Birmingham, England, UK
My name's Andy Holmes and this is a homemade podcast where I witter on about family history. I am simply an amateur, and content is provided in good faith.
Play⋅ 493 Get Email Contact
38. Miss. Genealogy
Podcast by Jessie McKinley. Embracing the present. Remembering the past. Redefining family history & making it work for YOU!
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39. Downunder Genealogy Podcast
Helping with your Downunder family tree.
Play⋅ 976⋅ 36 Get Email Contact
40. Lagralane Spirits
Burbank, California, US
We're Jason and Yvonne Lee. Husband, wife, father, mother, actors, producers, seekers, educators, and explorers of identity.
Also in Cultural History Podcasts
Play⋅ 390 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|George G. Morgan & Drew Smith||genealogyguys.com||81|
|Family Tree Editors||familytreemagazine.com||72|
|Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer||familylocket.com||43|
|Julie Dixon Jackson, Richard Castle||cutoffgenes.libsyn.com||24|
|Journeys into Genealogy||journeysintogenealogy.co.uk||23|
Genealogy Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Religion & Spirituality||26|
|101 Best Genealogy Websites||1|
|African American Genealogy||1|
|Native American Genealogy||1|