The Nikiel Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Nikiel Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Nikiel family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Nikiel brick wall? Read "The 12 Essential Skills for Family Genealogists" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Nikiel Ancestors

Nikiel Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Nikiel

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Nikiel Surname

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

Nikiel DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Nikiel 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 Nikiel research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Nikiel Family History

There is more to exploring your Nikiel 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 Nikiel ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Nikiel 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Nikiel 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 Nikiel ancestors.

Nikiel Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Nikiel Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Nikiel, 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 Nikiel 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 Nikiel 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Nikiel reunion.

See Also

Nikel   Nikie  

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Surname Finder, The Nikiel Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2020.

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