Whether you’re tracing your family history or researching the
history of our Island, or just interested in Puerto Rico or
Puerto Ricans, we are the place to visit.
Searching For Our Roots
is free to use and open to everyone.
This site is an archive site with millions of clues collected by us to
help you discover your Puerto Rican heritage. The information found on
this site is primarily from Puerto Rico. However, many other nationalities
can be found through out the site. We hope that you find information here
that fills in some blanks in your research.
About the Databases
These databases are a collection of names brought together from various
sources, Books, Magazines, Censuses, Newspapers among others, to assist
you in locating information on your ancestors. The individuals listed here
are from the 15th through the present century.
Information for each individual is quoted exactly as it is found and
only you as a researcher with more certain knowledge of your family names
can sort out the occasional error. Our purpose is not to rectify the
authors but rather to make you aware of the information as we find it.
Because of this, the references have been extracted as given by the author
making no corrections of any kind even when we disagreed with the
These databases will be updated periodically with the addition of new
names and as information becomes available, data for existing names will
be updated. Be aware that not all available information is given on these
pages. And it will be up to you to locate the listed source material for
We invite you to explore the collections as there is a good chance that
your ancestor may appear in our records in one form or another.