Welcome to the Lichkai 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 Lichkai 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 Lichkai ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Lichkai Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lichkai family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lichkai brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lichkai Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Lichkai ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Lichkai ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lichkai
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lichkai records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lichkai family history resource today.
Origins of the Lichkai Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Lichkai 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.
Lichkai DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Lichkai 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 Lichkai research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
Lichkai 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 Lichkai 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 "Finding The Family History" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lichkai family history.
Networking with Lichkai 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lichkai 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 Lichkai ancestors.
Lichkai Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Lichkai Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lichkai, 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 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 Lichkai 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 "Lichkai 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lichkai reunion.