a lack of importance of historical resources of any kind in modern
society, because in todays fast modern life we are very preoccupied
with our profession, family and our environment.
As an outcome we do not know anything about our origins such as:
did my family came from?
old my family roots are?
I know anything about my family ancestors at all?
relates to the offsprings of families who emigrated abroad, to
far distant countries such as New Zealand, Australia, North and
South Americas' states...).
in new environment, habits and the way of life, past history remains
only a misty reminiscence from homeland. Due to this, the emigrants'
descendants rarely visit their homelands,hardly or not at all
speak their mother language or have any knowledgeof the family's
is specially designed for persons with roots in Riviera of Makarska
(Dalmatia, Croatia). Here you can find your forefathers' villages
and today's small citties listed below.
of surnames originally belong to people from Makarska riviera;
some of these surnames we meet in other parts of Makarska hinterland.
The rest of 10% surnames are quite common in wider Slavic genealogy.
You are welcome to contact and give us basic information of your
family, and we will endevour to find out further historical information
about your family relations.
for such information in church and registry office records of
born, married and dead, as well as in other types of ancient books,
we can surely give you clear genealogical tree of your family
and the origin of your surname.
If you are
interested in having your family's genealogy tree researched,
feel free to contact
us - we will do it for you. We promise we'll do our best to
help you to get better understanding of your family's history,
its surname's root, as well as your forefathers homeland.