the way families
explore their past

We help millions
of people make

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.

We empower people with an understanding of who they are and a sense of belonging

From humble
garage start-up to
global company,
we're changing
lives around the

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 88 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.
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Every family has fascinating stories waiting to be told.

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Core Products and Services


Smart Matching™

Finds matching profiles in family trees, enabling users to discover new ancestors and relatives, and connect with other users

Record Matching

Automatic matches between people and historical records

Instant Discoveries™

Unique technology that allows adding a whole new branch to the family tree in one click


Search engine for exploring billions of historical records

Record Detective™

Automatically extends the paper trail from a single historical record to other related records and family tree connections

Global Name Translation™

Translates names found in historical records and family trees from one language into another, to facilitate matches between names in different languages

Search Connect™

Enables users to easily find others who are looking for the same ancestors or relatives, and get in touch with them

MyHeritage DNA

Ethnicity Estimates

Reveals the percentage breakdown of ethnic origins

DNA Matching

Finds relatives based on shared DNA

Family History


An online home for creating family trees and discovering, preserving and sharing family history

Mobile app

Research family history on-the-go, available on iOS and Android


Free Family Tree Builder software helps researchers organize, document and expand their family tree