Welcome to the Jung 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 Jung 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 Jung ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Jung Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Jung family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Jung brick wall? Read "Searching and Organization" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Jung 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 Jung 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 Jung research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Jung
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Jung records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Jung family history resource today.
Origins of the Jung Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Jung last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Jung ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Were you aware that Jung is a common German surname? The article "Tracing Your Roots to Germany" may be helpful for your research. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Jung 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 Jung 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 Jung research?, then this FAQ may help.
Jung Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Jung 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 Jung family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Jung 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 Jung 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 Jung ancestors.
Jung Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Jung was the 2736th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Jung Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Jung, 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 Jung 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 Jung 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 Jung reunion.