- A person who studies, professes or practices genealogy.
From genealogy + -ist.
Variant of genealogy
- a chart or recorded history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor or ancestors
- the science or study of family descent
- descent from an ancestor; pedigree; lineage
Origin of genealogyMiddle English genelogi ; from Old French genealogie ; from Late Latin genealogia ; from Classical Greek ; from genea, race, descent (akin to genos: see genus) + -logia, -logy