The Ot Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ot Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ot Ancestors

Ot Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Ot ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "All Those Genealogy Charts" can help accelerate your Ot research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ot

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Ot 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 Ot surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Ot DNA Projects

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

Ot Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Ot 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 Ot family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Ot 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 Ot 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 Ot ancestors.

Ot Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Ot Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Ot 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 Ot reunion.

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