Family tree compilation has become a fashionable hobby of recent times. Many people try to find out the history of their kind, the origin of the surname, the names of distant ancestors. This is valuable for future generations, who may completely lose touch with their own past.
To learn the history of your family, chat with the oldest relatives. These can be grandmothers, grandfathers, aunts, uncles, both on the mother's side and on the father's side. Ask them what they remember about their own ancestors. Do they know their names, surnames, nicknames. How many spouses they had, how many children they had. Who were you by profession. Write all data in a notebook. They will be very valuable for further searches.
Having received all the necessary information from your relatives, go to the Internet. On portals such as http://www.familytree.narod.ru/ and http://www.gendrevo.ru/, you can find out the history of your surname completely free of charge, as well as find distant relatives
In no case do not use the services of resources that ask you to send SMS to register on the site. Most often these are scammers who will simply withdraw money from a mobile phone account. Transfer all found information to a notebook. By grouping them together, it will be easier to trace the formation of the surname.
If you can't find enough information on your own, contact specialized scientific centers dealing with onomastics. They are the ones who study the origin of names and surnames. The services of these organizations are paid. However, you will be compiled a document sealed with seals, which will contain all the archival data related to the history of the origin of your family. You can be sure that really serious work has been done with the documents in the repositories and that exactly what explains the creation of your surname has been isolated.