The Egin Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Egin Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Egin family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do you find out if two people named Egin are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Egin Ancestors

Egin Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Egin 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. If you want to know How can the census help in locating my Egin ancestor's marriage record?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Egin

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Egin Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Egin last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Egin 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.

Egin DNA Projects

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

Egin Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Egin Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Egin 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 Egin ancestors.

Egin Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Egin Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Egin, 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
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
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 Egin Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Egin family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Egin reunion.

See Also

Edgin   Egen   Egi   Gin  

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