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JewishGen Ukraine Database

The JewishGen Ukraine Database is a multiple database search facility, which incorporates all the databases listed below.  These databases have been contributed by the JewishGen Bessarabia SIG, JewishGen Hungary SIG, JewishGen Romania SIG, JewishGen Ukraine SIG, Jewish Records Indexing-Poland, and other groups and individuals.  The combined databases contain more than 1.6 million entries about individuals living in the area that is now Ukraine.  The database is a work in progress, with new entries being added regularly.


Component Databases:

All Ukraine:


Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
More than 700,000 birth, marriage and death records from towns in the former Austrian province of Galicia (inter-war Polish provinces of Lwów, Tarnopol and Stanisławów).


  • Máramaros Jewish Vital Records  
    54,000 birth, marriage and death records, 1851-1895, from 40 towns in the former Hungarian county of Máramaros (now in Zakarpatska Oblast, in SW Ukraine).

Russian Empire:

• Bessarabia Gubernia:

  • Duma Voters Lists, Bessarabia, 1906-07
    128,000 voters in Bessarabia, who were eligible to vote in the Russian Duma elections in 1906 and 1907.
  • Bessarabia Vital Records
    More than 160,000 Jewish birth, marriage, divorce and death records for Bessarabia – primarily for Kishinev (now Chişinău, Moldova), and also for Beltsy (Bălţi), Novoselitsa (Novoselytsia), and other places.
  • Bessarabia Revision Lists
    More than 80,000 records from Reviska Skazka — 19th century Czarist tax censuses - for 30 places, including: Akkerman (Cetatea Albă), Alexandreny (Alexăndreni), Beltsy (Bălţi), Bendery (Tighina), Brichany (Briceni), Khotyn (Hotin), Lipkany (Lipcani), Orgeev (Orhei), and Teleneshty (Teleneşti).
  • Bessarabia Business Directory, 1924
    More than 13,000 entries for Jewish businesses, in 705 localities in Bessarabia, from a 1924 Romanian business directory.
  • Chişinău Commercial Directory, 1940  
    Nearly 1,300 apparently Jewish names among government officials, professionals and owners, listed in a 1940 Chişinău commercial yearbook.

• Kiev Gubernia:

• Volhynia Gubernia:

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
More than 20,000 birth, marriage, death and revision list records for towns in the former Russian province of Volhynia (primarily Kremenets).
Russian: Бессарабия Bessarabiya, Romanian: Basarabia, Yiddish: באַסאַראַביע Basarabye.
Region bordered by the Black Sea, Dniester, Danube and Prut rivers.  Gubernia of Russian Empire 1812-1856, 1878-1918; Part of Romania 1856-1878, 1918-1940; In U.S.S.R. (Moldavian SSR) 1940-1991. Today, mostly in Moldova (southernmost and northernmost parts in Ukraine). Chief city: Chişinău (Kishinev).

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