Welcome to the Dubow 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 Dubow 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 Dubow ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Dubow Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Dubow family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my Dubow family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Dubow 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 Dubow 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 Dubow research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Dubow
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 Dubow records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Dubow family history resource today.
Origins of the Dubow Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Dubow 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.
Dubow DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Dubow 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 Dubow research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Dubow Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Dubow 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 "Researching Masonic Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Dubow family history.
Networking with Dubow 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Dubow 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 Dubow ancestors.
Dubow Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Dubow was the 38154th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Dubow Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Dubow, 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 Dubow 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 "Dubow 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Dubow reunion.