Toponymy: The Study of Place Names

There is a name for every place and thing on a map. Have you ever wondered how the places and things that you see on a map got their name? Guillaume Valtat, a Geographic Information Engineer, explains Toponymy.

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The Famicity Kickstarter Campaign is Waiting for You!

Let’s Change the World! Starting on January 30, 2017, Famicity is starting its first Kickstarter campaign and you’re invited to join and be a part of something huge. To help us, you can get started immediately by joining our Facebook event by clicking on the “Go” button. And, of course, thank you for your support. What is …

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How You Can Connect with Other Genealogists

Whether you consider yourself an amateur or professional genealogy, do you enjoy talking and connecting with other genealogists? Do you wish you knew more genealogists to share information with or maybe ask for help on something? There are many places to find them.

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Storybooks that Introduce Children to Genealogy

Children can be curious little people. They will ask anything from something simple as “why is the sky blue?” to “why does uncle Bob wear a wig”?. Of course, they will ask these things with the most awkward timing. Or, they might come up with something you might not be ready to answer such as the …

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