Welcome to the Anni 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 Anni 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 Anni ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Anni Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Anni family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Anni ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Anni Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Anni ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Anni household?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Anni
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 Anni records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Anni family history resource today.
Origins of the Anni Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Anni last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Anni ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Anni DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Anni 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Anni research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Anni Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Anni ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Anni family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Anni 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Anni 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 Anni ancestors.
Anni Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Anni Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Anni, 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 Anni Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Anni 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Anni reunion.