Welcome to the Turavani 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 Turavani 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 Turavani ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Turavani Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Turavani family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Turavani brick wall? Read "Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Turavani Ancestors
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 Turavani ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Turavani research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Turavani
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Turavani records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Turavani family history resource today.
Origins of the Turavani 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 Turavani surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Turavani 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 Turavani 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 Turavani research?, then this FAQ may help.
Turavani Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Turavani 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 "Why Research Doesn't Work" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Turavani family history.
Networking with Turavani Researchers
When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Turavani 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 Turavani ancestors.
Turavani Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Turavani Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Turavani, 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 Turavani Family Reunions
Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Turavani family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Turavani reunion.