The Miata Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Miata Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Miata Ancestors

Miata Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Miata ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Miata ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Miata

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Miata Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Miata 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.

Miata DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Miata relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Miata research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Miata Family History

There is more to exploring your Miata 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 How can I decipher the handwriting in old Miata documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Miata Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Miata 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 Miata ancestors.

Miata Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Miata Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Miata, 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 Miata Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Miata family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Miata reunion.

See Also

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