Welcome to the Lantto 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 Lantto 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 Lantto ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Lantto Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lantto family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lantto brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lantto Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Lantto 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 Lantto research?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lantto
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lantto records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lantto family history resource today.
Origins of the Lantto Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Lantto last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Lantto 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.
Lantto DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Lantto 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 Lantto research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
Lantto Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Lantto ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lantto family history.
Networking with Lantto Researchers
When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lantto 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 Lantto ancestors.
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Web Sites & Blogs with Lantto Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lantto, 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 Lantto 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 "Lantto 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lantto reunion.