Genealogy in Civitaluparella

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Civitaluparella, 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 Civitaluparella registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Civitaluparella. As more your surname is common in Civitaluparella, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Civitaluparella 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 Civitaluparella 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 Civitaluparella, or if you have questions regarding your family in Civitaluparella, 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 Civitaluparella area will reply to you


One Message to “Genealogy in Civitaluparella”
  1. Holly says:

    Hello! I am trying to trace back my family roots. I believe that this is where my family comes from. My Great grandfather was Joseph Moffo born in 1887 & he married my Great Grandmother Maddelena Skeid who was also born in 1887. Do you have any information on my family? Thank you in advance!

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