The Yen Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Yen Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Yen family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. Have you struck a Yen brick wall? Read "The Elusive Maiden Name" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Yen Ancestors

Yen Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Yen 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 I locate old newspapers for Yen research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Yen

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching Yen records matching Yen records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Yen family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Yen Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Yen last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Yen ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Yen DNA Projects

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

Yen Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Yen Researchers

One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Yen 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 Yen ancestors.

Yen Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Yen was the 9172nd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Yen Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Yen, 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
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RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Yen Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Yen family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Yen reunion.

See Also

Yem   Yein   Yin   Yon   Yena   Yene   Yeno   Ye   En  

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