Welcome to the Erodici 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 Erodici 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 Erodici ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Erodici Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Erodici 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 Erodici are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Erodici Ancestors
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 Erodici ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Erodici my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Erodici
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 Erodici records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Erodici family history resource today.
Origins of the Erodici Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Erodici last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Erodici 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.
Erodici 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 Erodici 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 Erodici research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".
Erodici Family History
For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Erodici ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Erodici family history.
Networking with Erodici 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 Erodici 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 Erodici ancestors.
Erodici Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Erodici Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Erodici, 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 Erodici Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Erodici 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Erodici reunion.