The Azan Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Azan 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 Azan 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 Azan ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Azan Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Azan family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Azan ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Azan Ancestors

Azan Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Azan 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. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Reading What is Etched in Stone" can help accelerate your Azan research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Azan

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 count of matching Azan records matching Azan records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Azan family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Azan Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Azan 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.

Azan DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Azan 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 Azan research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Azan Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Azan 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 Azan family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Azan 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 Azan 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 Azan ancestors.

Azan Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Azan Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Azan, 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."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
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RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Azan Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Azan 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 Azan reunion.

See Also

Ozan   Azon   Ozon   Aza   Zan  

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