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How can I find relatives on Geni?

posted this on April 14, 2011, 5:22 PM

You may use Geni's Public Directory to find public profiles of Geni users that share your last name. Keep in mind that the profile information shown there includes are subject to privacy settings and public profiles.

Geni enables you to build a family tree of known relatives. When you add a relative’s email address, he or she will be invited to join your tree. That relative can then add other relatives, and so on. Your tree will continue to grow as relatives invite other relatives.

For a list of popular surnames on Geni, please visit Geni's Surname page. For a list of popular profiles on Geni, please visit this page. You may also be able to locate a Project for the surname you are searching. To do so, please visit our Projects page.

Please note you must have a Geni account in order to locate and contact relatives on Geni.

Note: As of August 11, 2011, viewing search results for profiles you do not manage is a Pro only feature.

Updated: September 7, 2011

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