Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database, Ukrainian Immigrants, 1891–1930.
This online database allows you to access more than 14,700 references to names of Ukrainians who arrived in Canada and the United States between 1891 and 1930. Names were taken from passenger lists held at LAC for the following Canadian and American ports:
- Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Montréal and Québec, Quebec
- Saint John, New Brunswick
- New York, New York
- Portland, Maine
Names were also taken from notes about early Ukrainian settlers and pioneer families in Canada gathered by Dr. Vladimir Julian Kaye (1896–1976).
Start searching immigrants from Ukraine now!
Do you ever wonder who your first Ukrainian ancestor was and when he or she left the Ukraine and arrived in Canada? Are you curious about your family’s Ukrainian heritage?
If so, our website is a great place to begin your research. For instance, you will find a page specific to genealogical research about Ukrainians.
It provides you with historical background information, archival and published material from our collection, as well as links to other websites and
If your ancestor came to Canada between 1865 and 1935, you might find his or her name on passenger lists.
Questions or comments? We would love to hear from you!