The Eyan Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

Completed by on

  Database Search: GenealogyBank.com ($)
Enter information about one of your ancestors and click search:

  First Name: Last Name: Location:   

The Eyan Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Eyan Ancestors

Eyan Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Eyan 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. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Practical Advise for Researching Immigrants" can help accelerate your Eyan research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Eyan

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Eyan Surname

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

Eyan DNA Projects

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

Eyan Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Eyan 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 Eyan 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 Eyan ancestors.

Eyan Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Eyan Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Eyan 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 Eyan reunion.

See Also

Yan   Eya   Yan  

Citation:
Surname Finder, The Eyan Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Eyan genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 15/Oct/2019.

To keep track of the latest transcriptions published by Genealogy Today, please follow Illya D'Addezio on Facebook, @illyadaddezio on Twitter, or +IllyaDAddezio on Google+.

Copyright © 1998-2019 Genealogy Today LLC. All Rights Reserved.

If you host the Eyan blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.

 

Small Surname Finder Logo. Please Do NOT link to this image. You MAY download it onto your web server.

 

It took 0.343602 second(s) to prepare this page.

Powered by MivaScript ( 3.9700 ) from Miva Merchant