Welcome to the Neunan 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 Neunan 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 Neunan ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Neunan Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Neunan family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Neunan brick wall? Read "The 12 Essential Skills for Family Genealogists" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Neunan Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Neunan records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Neunan research?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Neunan
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Neunan records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Neunan family history resource today.
Origins of the Neunan 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 Neunan surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Neunan DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Neunan 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 Neunan research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
Neunan Family History
There is more to exploring your Neunan 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 Neunan documents? is always useful.
Networking with Neunan Researchers
As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Neunan 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 Neunan ancestors.
Neunan Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Neunan Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Neunan, 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."
Upcoming Neunan Family Reunions
Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Neunan booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Neunan reunion.