Welcome to the Cini 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 Cini 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 Cini ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Cini Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Cini family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How common it is for Cini siblings to have the same first name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Cini Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Cini ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Cini ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Cini
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 matching Cini records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Cini family history resource today.
Origins of the Cini Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Cini last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Cini 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.
Cini DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Cini ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Cini research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Cini Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Cini 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 Cini family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Cini Researchers
In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Cini 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Cini 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 Cini ancestors.
Cini Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Cini was the 57968th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Cini Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Cini, 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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Upcoming Cini Family Reunions
One key to a successful Cini 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Cini reunion.