Alastair records on Ancestry

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Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Alastair surname or get a copy of the Alastair family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ALASTAIR. From Alasdair the Gaelic form of Alexander, q.v. D in Gaelic is pronounced nearly like t, hence the form Alastair. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

DNA

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alastair Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alastair Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Alastair family tree.

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