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Welcome to Igbo Family Record Genealogy

Philiph Emegwali Family  Circa: 1953

Welcome to! We are a team of genealogy enthusiasts who wish to help Igbo families and genealogists in their family history research and preservation. We document Igbo people’s genealogy and family trees. our goal is to bring all of those Igbo genealogists together into this central location to share their research with their peers and preserve their ancestral lineage.

On this page, we present the results of our research on Igbo family branches and other related trees from Efik, Ibibio, Annang, Ejagham and Eket as well as Ibeno and Ijaw with some sidelines.

The data of Living persons, who were born less than 100 years ago, as well as all picture files, notes and sources, are only displayed to registered and authorized users.

Only members have full access to data, images, sources, etc., of the site. If you are interested in having an account, please click  “new user account“. or click on the login link at the top, then request a new user account, and Please indicate your family relationship with the data presented here or the reason for your interest and why you want to become a member.

Where the Igbos migrated from has not been proved beyond a reasonable doubt. The ancestry of the Igbos has bothered many people for a long time. Many historians, philosophers, sociologists, archaeologists and anthropologists have raised a lot of dust on this issue. A lot of views have been proffered but yet the origin of the Igbos remained a mirage.

Contribute to the Database - Just start with what you know

You can contribute your research to the community to Connect with your Igbo Generations. It’s all about family. We believe that families bring joy and meaning to life. With You can discover your family history or start your family tree.  Access millions of genealogy records including Birth, Death, Marriage, & Divorce Records, Biafrans records, census data, Voter and Tax Records, Cemeteries & Burial Records, Important Historical Records &  Military records. Celebrate and share your family heritage in a way that is only possible through photographs

Just start with what you know – Add a few family members to your tree, and we’ll search for them in our record collections

Look for the leaf -The leaf is a hint—it means we’ve found something intriguing that may match your ancestor.

View the hint, and save it to your tree -The hint could reveal a new name to search or even a new ancestor to add to your tree.

Watch your family story emerge -The more you add, the more hints you get. And gradually your family story becomes clearer.




NOTE: Data on living individuals is protected by strict privacy rules and all information contained within this site is protected by Nigeria and international copyright laws and may not be used for any commercial purposes whatsoever.  We thank the many other researchers who have allowed the incorporation of their work within the data presented herein and We acknowledge their individual and collective copyrights and ownership of these efforts.

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Chukwuemeka Ojukwu
Birth: November 4, 1933 24Zungeru, Niger State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria
Death: November 26, 2011United Kingdom
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Given names
Given name Individuals
Eze 77
Chief 25
Emmanuel 25
Chukwuemeka 23
Ifeanyi 21
Emeka 19
Anthony 18
Michael 17
John 16
Daniel 16


Given names
Given name Individuals
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Chioma 21
Ngozi 19
Ifeoma 18
Chinyere 12
Grace 11
Chinwe 11
Ijeoma 10
Elizabeth 10
Victoria 9
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