Welcome to the Lipez 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 Lipez 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 Lipez genealogy.
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I. The Lipez Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lipez family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lipez brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
II. Lipez Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Lipez ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Lipez ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lipez records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lipez family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Lipez 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 Lipez surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
IV. Lipez DNA Projects
Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Lipez family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Lipez research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
V. Lipez Family History
There is more to exploring your Lipez ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Finding Probate Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lipez family history.
VI. Networking with Lipez 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lipez 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 Lipez ancestors.
VII. Lipez Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Lipez Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lipez, 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 Lipez 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 "Lipez 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 Lipez reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Lipez genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 23/May/2013.
If you host the Lipez 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.