Birthright may refer to:

  • Birthright citizenship, as expressed in the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
  • Jus soli or Jus sanguinis, the standard birthrights for citizenship to a nation


  • Birthright, a 1922 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling
  • Birthright, a 1975 novel by Kathleen Sky
  • Birthright: The Book of Man, a 1982 science fiction novel by Mike Resnick
  • Birthright (Robinson novel), a 1993 Doctor Who novel
  • Superman: Birthright, a 2003 comic book series by Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu
  • Birthright (Diablo novel) (2006), the first novel in the Diablo trilogy, The Sin War
  • Birthright (comic book), a 2014 comic book series by Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan, and Adriano Lucas
  • Birthrights (play), 2003 play by David Williamson

    Film and TV

  • Birthright (1924 film), silent film by Oscar Micheaux
  • Birthright (1939 film), sound remake of the 1924 film also by Oscar Micheaux
  • Birthright (2010 film) (臍帯 Saitai), a 2010 Japanese horror film
  • "Birthright" (The Outer Limits), a 1995 episode of The Outer Limits
  • "Birthright" (Stargate SG-1), an episode of Stargate SG-1
  • "Birthright" (Star Trek: The Next Generation), a 1993 episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Birthrights (TV series), BBC2 1991–1993


  • Le droit d'aînesse (The Birthright), an opéra bouffe that premiered in 1883
  • Birthright (album), a 2005 solo album by American guitarist James Blood Ulmer
  • "Birthright" (A-Ha song), a 2005 song by a-ha
  • "Birthright" (Samhain song), a song by Samhain
  • "Birthright", a 2012 song by Celldweller from the album Wish Upon a Blackstar

    Other uses

  • Birthright, Texas, an unincorporated community
  • Birthright (campaign setting), a setting for Dungeons & Dragons
  • Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance, a 1996 video game based on Dungeons & Dragons
  • Birthright Israel, a program offering free trips to Israel for young Jews
  • Birthright Unplugged, a program set up in response to Birthright Israel