Welcome to the Hamidulah 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 Hamidulah 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 Hamidulah ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Hamidulah Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Hamidulah family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Hamidulah brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Hamidulah Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Hamidulah 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 city directories be used to help my Hamidulah research?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Hamidulah
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Hamidulah records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Hamidulah family history resource today.
Origins of the Hamidulah Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Hamidulah last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Hamidulah 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.
Hamidulah DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Hamidulah 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 Hamidulah research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Hamidulah Family History
There is more to exploring your Hamidulah 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 Was my Hamidulah ancestor's name changed at Ellis Island? is always useful.
Networking with Hamidulah Researchers
When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Hamidulah 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 Hamidulah ancestors.
Hamidulah Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Hamidulah Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Hamidulah, 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."
To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.
Upcoming Hamidulah 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 "Hamidulah 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Hamidulah reunion.