Welcome to the Ifasi Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Ifasi surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Ifasi genealogy.
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I. The Ifasi Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Ifasi family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Ifasi brick wall? Read "Fast-Paced Genealogy Research" for some helpful advice.
II. Ifasi Genealogy
Keep an open mind when searching through Ifasi 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 the 1929 Registry help me find my Ifasi ancestor's missing arrival records?, then read this frequently asked question.
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Ifasi records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Ifasi family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Ifasi Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Ifasi 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.
IV. Ifasi DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Ifasi 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Ifasi research?, then this FAQ may help.
V. Ifasi 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 Ifasi 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 Ifasi family history.
VI. Networking with Ifasi Researchers
One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ifasi 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 Ifasi ancestors.
VII. Ifasi Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Ifasi Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ifasi, 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."
To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.
IX. Upcoming Ifasi Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Ifasi 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 Ifasi reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Ifasi genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 19/May/2013.
If you host the Ifasi 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.