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Special signs:

??  signifies that the handwriting in the original is indistinct or illegible. Part of a name, or an entire name might not be possible to decipher.
!!  signifies that this information in the source must be wrong for obvious reasons. !! alone in a field means that the information is missing.
@  is used as a separator between two alternative readings of the original when it is impossible to decide which is the correct one.
%  indicates stricken out text in the source. If a word or a sentence is stricken out it is marked with a % in front and behind the stricken out word.
*  after a piece of information, e.g. a patronymic or surname/farmname, indicates that the information is not given in the original, but included by the registrator on the basis of the information regarding the surrounding persons in the source.

Passenger lists 1825 - 1873, Norwegian emigrant search

There are 71548 passengers from 458 journeys in this database.
Given Name:    
Surname: Keyword:
Try our search and combined database which includes data from Ulvestad "Nordmĉndene i Amerika". It also has an option for submitting additional info!
Passenger lists and Ulvestad search

This is a free genealogy database. The data is mainly transcribed from passenger lists, but in some cases information about Norwegian emigrants was added from other sources like newspaper announcements and voyage accounts. There are also some entries from the Norwegian Police Emigration Records. New search function added October 26, 2008.

Search tips:
 You can search by names "starting with", or "equals".
 You can also search by keyword, that will return matches from information other then the name
     of the persons, like destination and origin.
 You must enter a minimum of 3 characters divided on all fields. Try to experiment with different
     combinations to see how it works, or ask for help in the forum
 To learn about Norwegian naming traditions read the article:
     "Those Norwegian names, tips for the online researcher"

In some cases it is necessary to use the Norwegian characters æ ø and å. If you do not have a Norwegian keyboard or Norwegian keyboard settings, it is still possible to type those letters. To type:

æ - press Alt while typing 0230
ø - press Alt while typing 0248
å - press Alt while typing 0229
On some computers you will have to press the keypad numbers on the right side, not the numbers on the top of the keyboard. You can also "copy and paste" the characters.

NOTE: This database is not complete. There are many years from which no lists exists (read more about this in the article "Hunting Passenger Lists"). There are also many lists not transcribed yet. By browsing indexes of ships year by year, you will be able to see what lists are in the database. Select a year from the drop down menu below to see the index. A passenger list is indicated with an icon, which is linked to the list.
Ship index by year 1825 - 1875: 
Hunting Passenger Lists:
The "passenger list" part of the information in the Norway Heritage database mainly covers New York lists 1828 - 1850, and Canadian lists 1865 - 1875. In some cases information about Norwegian emigrants has also been added from other sources like newspaper announcements, voyage accounts or other random records. There are also entries from the Norwegian Police Emigration Records. For more information read the article.

Chapter 1:
Emigration Records - Sources - Timeline

Chapter 2:
Canadian Records (1865-1935)

Chapter 3:
Canadian Immigration Records Database

Chapter 4:
US arrivals - Customs Passenger Lists

Chapter 5:
Port of New York Passenger Records

Chapter 6:
Norwegian Emigration Records

Chapter 7:
British outbound passenger lists