The Fagu Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Fagu Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Fagu family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, What records are best for finding my female Fagu ancestor's maiden name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Fagu Ancestors

Fagu Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Fagu 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 city directories be used to help my Fagu research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Fagu

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Fagu Surname

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

Fagu DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Fagu relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Fagu research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Fagu Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Fagu Researchers

As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Fagu 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 Fagu ancestors.

Fagu Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Fagu Research

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

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Fagu family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Fagu reunion.

See Also

Fogu   Faga   Fagi   Fag   Agu  

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