Welcome to the Asi 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 Asi 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 Asi ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Asi Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Asi family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Asi ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Asi Ancestors
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 Asi ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find my Asi grandmother's passport?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Asi
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 Asi records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Asi family history resource today.
Origins of the Asi Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Asi last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Asi 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.
Asi DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Asi relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Asi research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Asi Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Asi 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 Asi family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Asi 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 Asi 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 Asi ancestors.
Asi Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Asi Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Asi, 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 Asi Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Asi 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Asi reunion.