About Us

Danish genealogists working onsite
  • Understand which sources to research to find a certain information
  • Fluent in Danish and familiar with the language as it was in the old days. This is for instance words, terms and abbreviations that were forgotten long ago.
  • Familiar with the rules of Danish family names and how they changed over time
  • Know Danish Christian- and family-names, so we can most often tell if an unusual name is a variation of a common name, a spelling mistake or if it has been Anglicized
  • Conversant with the division of Denmark into counties, municipalities, districts, deaneries, parishes, etc.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of Danish history and can put your family events into a historical context
  • Access to the National Archive and the province archives when a source is not available online
  • Able to find and contact local archives and genealogy societies in specific parishes
Experienced genealogists
  • Empower our customers with more than 40 years of hands-on experience
  • Always do our utmost to create transparency with our customers
  • Member of Association of Professional Genealogists and meeting their professional standards
  • Go beyond the professional standards of APG
  • Citing appropriate sources
  • Follow accepted conventions in genealogical research
  • Complete assignments on time and budget

Hiring a professional genealogist is a matter of confidence.  This is the very reason why transparency and trustworthiness are essential values to us at My Danish Roots.


And because we are local and experienced in our field, we can do high-quality research with a minimum of wasted time. You will benefit by that. 


Company details
Name My Danish Roots
Address Jordbærvangen 63, DK-2765 Smørum, Denmark
Telephone +45 26 36 1000
CVR-number DK-36628715

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