The Eman Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Eman Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Eman 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 Eman are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Eman Ancestors

Eman Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Eman ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is a necrology and and how does it differ from an obituary for my Eman ancestor?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Eman

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Eman Surname

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

Eman DNA Projects

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

Eman Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Eman 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Eman 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 Eman ancestors.

Eman Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Eman Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Eman 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Eman reunion.

See Also

Enan   Ernan   Eiman   Emon   Emanu   Ema   Van   D'Eman   Man  

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