The Paragas Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Paragas Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Paragas family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Paragas brick wall? Read "Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Paragas Ancestors

Paragas Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Paragas 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 city directories be used to help my Paragas research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Paragas

Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently count of matching Paragas records matching Paragas records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Paragas family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

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

Paragas 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 Paragas family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Paragas research?, then this FAQ may help.

Paragas Family History

There is more to exploring your Paragas 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 is the book on my Paragas family? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Paragas Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Paragas 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 Paragas ancestors.

Paragas Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Paragas was the 33097th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Paragas Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Paragas 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Paragas reunion.

See Also

Baraga   Paragy  

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