Welcome to the Hunott 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 Hunott 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 Hunott ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Hunott Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Hunott family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Hunott brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Hunott 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 Hunott 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 Hunott research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Hunott
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Hunott records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Hunott family history resource today.
Origins of the Hunott Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Hunott last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Hunott 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.
Hunott DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Hunott 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 Hunott research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Hunott Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Hunott 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 "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Hunott family history.
Networking with Hunott 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 Hunott 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 Hunott ancestors.
Hunott Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Hunott Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Hunott, 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 Hunott 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 "Hunott 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Hunott reunion.