Welcome to the Chiechi 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 Chiechi 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 Chiechi ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Chiechi Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Chiechi family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How common it is for Chiechi siblings to have the same first name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Chiechi Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Chiechi ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Chiechi family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Chiechi
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 Chiechi records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Chiechi family history resource today.
Origins of the Chiechi Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Chiechi last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Chiechi 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.
Chiechi DNA Projects
Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Chiechi family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Chiechi research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Chiechi Family History
There is more to exploring your Chiechi ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Chiechi family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Chiechi Researchers
In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Chiechi surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Chiechi 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 Chiechi ancestors.
Chiechi Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Chiechi Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Chiechi, 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 Chiechi Family Reunions
One key to a successful Chiechi reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Chiechi reunion.