The Omo Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Omo Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Omo family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Omo brick wall? Read "Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Omo Ancestors

Omo Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Omo ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is a necrology and and how does it differ from an obituary for my Omo ancestor?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Omo

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Omo Surname

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

Omo DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Omo 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 Omo research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Omo Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Omo ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Omo family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Omo Researchers

In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Omo 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 Omo ancestors.

Omo Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Omo was the 80300th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Omo Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Omo 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Omo reunion.

See Also

Ono   Orno   Amo   Oma   Ama   Ome   Omi   Om   Mo  

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