The Dugas Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Dugas Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Dugas family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my Dugas family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Dugas Ancestors

Dugas 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 Dugas ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Dugas research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Dugas

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 Dugas records matching Dugas records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Dugas family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Dugas Surname

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

Dugas 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 Dugas family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Dugas research?, then this FAQ may help.

Dugas Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Dugas ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Dugas family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Dugas Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Dugas 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 Dugas ancestors.

Dugas Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Dugas was the 4452nd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Dugas Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Dugas, 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 Dugas Family Reunions

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Dugas family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Dugas reunion.

See Also

Dugac   Dugos   Duga   Duja   Dooga   Dugo   Duga   Dugi   Dugu  

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