What are MyHeritage Smart Matches?

Smart Matching™ is a powerful genealogy technology that matches people you’ve entered in your family tree with people that other MyHeritage members have entered into their trees.

What does smart match mean?

SmartMatch is a proprietary intelligent search engine that searches résumés and other information about job applicants and matches that information with job descriptions. It was developed at Guru.com between 2001 and 2003 and was acquired by Unicru in 2004. During development it was referred to by its codename Convex.

Are MyHeritage DNA matches accurate?

These tests are 90 percent accurate when finding first and second cousins, but lose accuracy as the relation grows more distant. MyHeritage’s database size does however mean fewer potential people to match with.

Is MyHeritage really free?

Signing up to MyHeritage is completely free and allows you to build your own family site. Basic sites are free to create. With your Basic family site, you can add up to 250 individuals in the family tree(s) you build.

How do I confirm my matches on MyHeritage?

To confirm a match in the new Discovery section of your family site, please do the following:

  1. Log in to your family site.
  2. Move your mouse cursor over the ‘Discoveries’ tab and select ‘Matches by people’ or ‘Matches by source’.
  3. Select All Matches, Smart Matches or Record Matches view.
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What is family relativity theory?

The Theory of Family Relativity™ bridges the gap between DNA Matches and family tree data and historical records by providing you with leads that may explain the relationship between your DNA Matches based on the MyHeritage DNA database, as well as our entire collection of family trees and historical records.

What will MyHeritage DNA test tell me?

Testing your DNA with MyHeritage provides you with two types of results: An Ethnicity Estimate and DNA Matches. … You will discover where your heritage originated from and how much each ethnicity is part of your ancestral origins, and even view the main life events of your direct ancestors on the Ethnicity map.

Which DNA site is most accurate?

In terms of the best actionable test results with unmatched accuracy, the 23andMe Health + Ancestry test is hard to beat. AncestryDNA (available on Amazon and Ancestry.com) and MyHeritage DNA also offer incredibly accurate ethnicity and ancestry DNA test kits.

What DNA does MyHeritage test?

What type of DNA test does MyHeritage offer? MyHeritage offers the autosomal DNA test, because this type of test has the greatest value for genealogists. When the Science team at MyHeritage developed our DNA test, they carefully considered which of these types of tests to offer.

How do you use MyHeritage without paying?

With a free MyHeritage account you can search the databases using SuperSearch. SuperSearch is their genealogy search engine and can be searched for free from the Research menu or at http://www.myheritage.com/research. SuperSearch has many free and paid historical record collections.

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Who runs MyHeritage?


Type of business Private
Owner MyHeritage Ltd.
Founder(s) Gilad Japhet (CEO)
Industry Internet
Products Family history website Genealogy software Mobile application MyHeritage DNA MyHeritage DNA Health Family Tree Builder

Can you pay monthly for MyHeritage?

4) MyHeritage has a variety of subscriptions based on what you want. One of the things that I do like about MyHeritage is that just because you sign up, doesn’t mean all of a sudden you are having to pay a monthly fee or yearly bill.

How do I reject a match on Myheritage?

Click on the icon on the top-right side of the match box in order to reject it. If you wish to review the match later on and confirm it, simply filter the matches by ‘Rejected’ and click on ‘Review Match’.