Your Armenian Heritage – FamilySearch September 11, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today- Your Armenian Heritage The article is longer, but some of it has been covered by other FamilySearch articles.

September 25, 2020  – by  Amie Tennant


Nestled in the Caucasus region, an area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, the sunny country of Armenia is home to nearly 3 million people. This nation has experienced many hardships over the centuries but has remained steeped in tradition and culture.

Are your family roots connected to Armenia? You can explore your Armenian heritage and history in the articles below. When you are ready to dive into your ancestral research, use the great collection of Armenian records found at

The Armenian Diaspora

One defining part of Armenia’s culture is what is called the Armenian diaspora—or the migration of Armenians to other areas in the world—which began over 1,700 years ago and has continued into modern times. The largest wave of immigrants was in the early 20th century, when Armenians found new homes throughout the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Armenian communities now exist in Moscow, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and dozens of other cities in various countries, where people of Armenian heritage continue to hold to their roots and celebrate their culture.


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