Welcome to the Aron Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Aron surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Aron genealogy.
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I. The Aron Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Aron family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Aron ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
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II. Aron Genealogy
Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Aron ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Aron my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.
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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 Aron records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Aron family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Aron Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Aron last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Aron 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.
IV. Aron DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Aron 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 Aron research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
V. Aron Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Aron 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 Aron family history on the Internet? is always useful.
VI. Networking with Aron 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 Aron 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 Aron ancestors.
VII. Aron Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Aron was the 10678th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Aron Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Aron, 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."
To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.
IX. Upcoming Aron Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Aron 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Aron reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Aron genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 20/Jun/2013.
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