JewishGen Hungary Database
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Welcome to the JewishGen Hungary Database.
This is a multiple database search facility which incorporates all
the databases listed below. These databases have been contributed
by the JewishGen Hungarian Special Interest Group
(H-SIG) and individual donors.
The combined databases have more than 1.7 million entries, referring to
individuals living in the current and former territory of Hungary —
this includes present Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, northern Serbia,
northwestern Romania, and Sub-Carpathian Ukraine.
The database is a work in progress and new entries are being added
Hungarian Property Tax Census
Names of 30,000 Jews owning taxable property, listed in the
1828 Property Tax Census.
Czechoslovak Population Census – 1930
Information about Jews living in Slovakia, as recorded in the 1930 Census of Czechoslovakia. This is an actively growing collection, and contains more than 15,000 records as of January 2022.
Hungarian Jewish Census
Names of 116,000 Jews in the Conscriptio Judaerum,
a survey of Jews in Hungary compiled after the 1848 revolution.
Hungary: 1857 Census
The 1857 Hungarian Census is distinguished from others because it was conducted for the purpose of counting men for military service.
Names of more than 89,000 Jews, in the 1869 Census, for
Abauj-Torna, Bars, Esztergom, Győr, Komárom, Nyitra, Sáros,
Szepes and Zemplén counties (some now in Slovakia).
Hungarian Census Records, 1770-1875
Names of more than 120,000 Jews, from various census records for
the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Sub-Carpathia 1921 Karpatalja Subcarpathia Census
All Jewish entries from the 1921 Karpatalja Subcarpathia Census, from original images available on Hungaricana.
Sub-Carpathia Passport Cases
An index to names of Jews who requested passports, from as early as the 1920s through the 1940s.
Szecseny, Hungary Family Lists
The collection includes records for the town of Szecseny, Hungary, which is 45 miles NNE of Budapest, and 9 miles NNE of Nyiregyhaza, on the Slovak border.
Tolerated Jews of Pest, Hungary
This list of Tolerated Jews from Pest, Hungary from 1846 includes the Jews who had received official permission to reside and work in Pest.
Passports, Passport Applications & Photos
88 passports, passport applications and personal photos found in the AMK (Archiv mesta Kosice – Kosice Municipal Archive).
Hungarian Vital Records
As of August 2022, 841,834 Birth,Marriage and Death records, from throughout the
Kingdom of Hungary.
Máramaros Jewish Vital Records
More than 75,000 birth, marriage and death records, 1851-1895, from
former Máramaros megye (now in NW Romania and Sub-Carpathian Ukraine).
Sub-Carpathia Jewish Vital Records
More than 145,601 birth, marriage and death records, the former Hungarian megye (counties) of Bereg, Máramaros, Ugocsa and Ung.
Hungarian Holocaust Memorials
Names of more than 23,000 martyrs, whose names are recorded on
Holocaust memorials in 37 communities in Hungary, Romania, Serbia,
Slovakia and Ukraine.
JewishGen Holocaust Database
350,000 names from various datasets with information about Hungarian
Holocaust victims and survivors.
Yizkor Book Necrologies
75,000 entries from lists of Holocaust martyrs in Yizkor Books for towns
in Hungary, Slovakia, and former Hungarian regions now in
Croatia, Romania and Ukraine.
Yizkor Book Master Name Index
3,800 names indexed from Yizkor Books for towns in Hungary, Serbia,
Máramaros & Transylvania (Romania), and Transcarpathia (Ukraine).
Survivors Returning to Sighet and Maramures
Names of 2,133 Shoah survivors who returned to Sighet and Maramures.