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The Zingani Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Zingani 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 Zingani 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 Zingani genealogy.

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I. The Zingani Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Zingani family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. Have you struck a Zingani brick wall? Read "Documenting Genealogical Research" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Zingani Ancestors

II. Zingani Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Zingani ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Zingani ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Zingani

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 Zingani records matching Zingani records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Zingani family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Zingani Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Zingani last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Zingani 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.

IV. Zingani 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 Zingani 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 Zingani research?, then this FAQ may help.

V. Zingani Family History

There is more to exploring your Zingani 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 Zingani documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Zingani Researchers

When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Zingani 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 Zingani ancestors.

VII. Zingani Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Zingani Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Zingani, 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

To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Zingani Family Reunions

Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Zingani booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new 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 Zingani reunion.

 

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