Welcome to the Adami Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Adami surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Adami ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Adami Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Adami family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Adami ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Adami Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Adami records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I find where my Adami ancestor is buried?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Adami
Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently matching Adami records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Adami family history resource today.
Origins of the Adami Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Adami ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Adami DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Adami ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Adami research?, then this FAQ may help.
Adami Family History
For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Adami ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Adami family history.
Networking with Adami Researchers
One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Adami queries.
You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Adami ancestors.
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Web Sites & Blogs with Adami Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Adami, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."
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Upcoming Adami Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Adami family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Adami reunion.