The Hit Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Hit Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Hit family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Hit brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Hit Ancestors

Hit Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Hit ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Hit ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Hit

Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently count of matching Hit records matching Hit records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Hit family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Hit Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Hit surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Hit DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Hit 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 Hit research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Hit Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Hit Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Hit 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 Hit ancestors.

Hit Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Hit Research

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

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Hit family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Hit reunion.

See Also

Hid   Hyt   Heet   Hite   Hi   MacHit   It  

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Surname Finder, The Hit Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2020.

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