Welcome to the Ungvarsky Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Ungvarsky surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Ungvarsky genealogy.
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I. The Ungvarsky Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Ungvarsky family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Ungvarsky brick wall? Read "Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
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II. Ungvarsky Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Ungvarsky 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 Ungvarsky household?, then read this frequently asked question.
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III. Origins of the Ungvarsky Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Ungvarsky 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.
IV. Ungvarsky DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Ungvarsky 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 Ungvarsky research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".
V. Ungvarsky Family History
There is more to exploring your Ungvarsky 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 How can I decipher the handwriting in old Ungvarsky documents? is always useful.
VI. Networking with Ungvarsky Researchers
If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ungvarsky 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 Ungvarsky ancestors.
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VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Ungvarsky Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ungvarsky, 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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IX. Upcoming Ungvarsky Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Ungvarsky 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Ungvarsky reunion.
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