Welcome to the Lomaki 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 Lomaki 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 Lomaki ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Lomaki Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lomaki family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lomaki brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lomaki Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Lomaki ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Lomaki births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lomaki
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lomaki records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lomaki family history resource today.
Origins of the Lomaki Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Lomaki last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Lomaki 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.
Lomaki 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 Lomaki family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Lomaki research?, then this FAQ may help.
Lomaki 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 Lomaki 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 Lomaki family history.
Networking with Lomaki 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 Lomaki 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 Lomaki ancestors.
Lomaki Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Lomaki Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lomaki, 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 Lomaki 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 "Lomaki 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lomaki reunion.