The Leons Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Leons Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Leons family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Leons brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Leons Ancestors

Leons Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Leons 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 I locate old newspapers for Leons research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Leons

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Leons Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Leons last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Leons 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.

Leons DNA Projects

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

Leons Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Leons 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 "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Leons family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Leons 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 Leons 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 Leons ancestors.

Leons Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Leons Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Leons, 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 Leons 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 "Leons 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 Leons reunion.

See Also

Leonc   Leens   Leans   Leones   Leon   Leom   Leion   Leen   Lean   Leone   Leona   Leoni   Leono  

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