Online Family Tree Templates

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Make a Family Tree from a Template

Family trees are powerful genealogy charts that organize and retain historical data related to genealogy by illustrating ancestry, descent and relationship of all members of a family or other genealogical group. Family trees are commonly presented with the oldest generations at the top and the newer generations at the bottom.

Family tree templates from SmartDraw are so easy to use there's virtually no learning curve. Simply open one up and start adding information.

Here's how it works. Browse the examples to get an idea of the style of family tree you would like to make and how it might look. Open your selected family tree template and start entering information. SmartDraw guides you through the process of adding new family members and making sure they are positioned correctly in the tree.

To make sure your family tree diagram always look good, SmartDraw keeps all the boxes properly aligned and connected, automatically. Apply professionally designed themes to give your family tree a custom look. Easily add photos of family members, too.

Family tree example

Edit These Family Tree Templates Right Now

Select any of these templates below to open SmartDraw in your browser and edit the template right now. You can then insert your completed family tree into Word®, Excel®, or any Google app.

Why SmartDraw is the Ideal Family Tree Chart Maker

  • Intelligent Formatting
    Click simple commands and SmartDraw builds your family tree for you, automatically. Add or remove a box, and SmartDraw realigns and arranges all the elements so that everything looks great.
  • Quick-Start Family Tree Templates
    Choose the family tree template you like and customize it to suit your needs. Several professionally designed family tree and genealogy chart examples are available.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Need to find the perfect family tree template? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
Templates for making family trees

Smart Integration

You have the freedom to create your family tree on any computer or device with an internet connection. Whether you're at home or on the go, you'll enjoy the full set of features, symbols, and high-quality output you get only with SmartDraw.

When your tree is complete, print it or share it online with others. Insert it into a Microsoft Word®, Excel®, or PowerPoint® document or any Google Workspace app like Google Docs and Google Sheets in just a few clicks.

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