The Star Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Star Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Star family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Star brick wall? Read "Newspapers Can Be A Treasure Trove Of Genealogical Details" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Star Ancestors

Star 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 Star 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 Star research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Star

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Star Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Star ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Star DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Star 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 Star research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Star Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Star Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Star surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Star 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 Star ancestors.

Star Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Star was the 23367th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Star Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Star, 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."

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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 Star Family Reunions

One key to a successful Star reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Star reunion.

See Also

Stehr   Stor   St.   Stara   Stare   Stari   Staro   Staru   Stary   Sta   Tar  

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Surname Finder, The Star Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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