The Luikes Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Luikes Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Luikes Ancestors

Luikes Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Luikes ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Luikes research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Luikes

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Luikes Surname

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

Luikes DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Luikes 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 Luikes research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Luikes Family History

There is more to exploring your Luikes 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. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing Where can I find a biography of my Luikes ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Luikes 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 Luikes 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 Luikes ancestors.

Luikes Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Luikes Research

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

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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 Luikes 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 "Luikes 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 Luikes reunion.

See Also

Luickes   Luykes   Luike   Luicke   Luika  

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Surname Finder, The Luikes Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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