Welcome to the Onufrowicz 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 Onufrowicz 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 Onufrowicz ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Onufrowicz Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Onufrowicz family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Onufrowicz brick wall? Read "Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Onufrowicz Ancestors
Patronymics is the practice of naming children using the given name of the father, grandfather, or other male ancestor followed by a suffix. In the case of Onufrowicz, it is possible that one of your Polish ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Onufr." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Onufrowicz ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Onufrowicz household?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Onufrowicz
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Onufrowicz records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Onufrowicz family history resource today.
Origins of the Onufrowicz 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 Onufrowicz surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Onufrowicz DNA Projects
Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Onufrowicz family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Onufrowicz research, read "When do you use DNA?".
Onufrowicz Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Onufrowicz ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Onufrowicz family history.
Networking with Onufrowicz 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Onufrowicz 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 Onufrowicz ancestors.
Onufrowicz Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Onufrowicz Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Onufrowicz, 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 Onufrowicz Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Onufrowicz 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 Onufrowicz reunion.