Genealogy Blog

Some Quick Tips on Using Mocavo

17 Mar 2011

Searching on Mocavo is designed to be easy and fast. However, there are many things our search engine can do so here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Just like other major search engines, capitalization doesn’t matter.
  • Put names in quotes for best results. If you search for “John Smith”, Mocavo knows to also try “Smith John” so there’s no need to run two searches. This is critical as many sites put the last name first.
  • Mocavo knows how to jump over middle names and initials. If you search for “Mary Carter”, you will also get results for (more…) Launches Today!

16 Mar 2011

It’s a pretty exciting day for genealogy! Thanks to everyone who contributed to getting us to this point. Launches as World’s Largest Free Genealogy Search Engine


Industry breakthrough provides instant search results for billions of names, dates and places worldwide

Boulder, Colorado – March 16 2011 ––™ (, a free search engine geared toward genealogists and people interested in learning more about their family history, launches today. enables the search of more than 50 billion words – including billions of names, dates and places, all within fractions of a second. fills an important industry need by providing the first large-scale, (more…)