Genealogy in Borrello

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Borrello, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Abruzzo and in Chieti province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Borrello registrar as of that date.

So, if your ancestors were in Borrello in the nineteenth or twentieth century, then you could try to contact the City Office of Borrello to know more.

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Borrello?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Borrello


Before to start your genealogy research in Borrello, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Abruzzo and in Borrello too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Borrello from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Borrello. As more your surname is common in Borrello, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Borrello archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Chieti province are:
Angelucci, Bruno, Cinalli, Costantini, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Angelo, De Luca, Di Biase, Di Carlo, Di Crescenzo, Di Francesco, Di Giacomo, Di Marco, Di Martino, Di Matteo, Di Nardo, Di Paolo, Di Pietro, Di Prinzio, Di Renzo, Di Santo, Di Stefano, Di Tullio, Di Virgilio, D’Orazio, Esposito, Ferrante, Iezzi, Luciani, Mammarella, Mancini, Marino, Martelli, Menna, Natale, Paolini, Paolucci, Pasquini, Piccirilli, Ranieri, Ricci, Rossi, Salvatore, Tenaglia, Travaglini, Tucci, Zappacosta.

Church archives in Chieti province may instead contain even older information, but they are far less accessible from abroad (and almost impossible by email).
Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Borrello and Chieti province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself, but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in L’Aquila.

In any case, never give up! Probably the distance from your country and Italy, some difficulties in understanding and in translation, could complicate your search but this should not discourage you.

It’s important to plan your activities to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, the name of an ancestor, the date of a marriage, etc.)

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Borrello, or if you have questions regarding your family in Borrello, just leave a message below

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to our expert in Borrello area will reply to you


2 Messages to “Genealogy in Borrello”
  1. cami says:

    Iam trying find if my family are the Borrello’s that lived in borrello,italy in 11th century . all I have is Diodoro Borrello born 1852,italy Antonia Borrello,born 1829. Parents of Carmelo Salvetor Borrello.Any where I can look for info. or pics. of that time,anything with more history… Thank you for your time. Cami

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