Genealogy in Filetto

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


5 Messages to “Genealogy in Filetto”
  1. David says:

    Looking for birth and marriage records of my great grandparents. Antonio Cialone born 2 FEB 1870 and Elisa Ciampi born 28 JUL 1870. Married in 1898.

  2. Nicholas says:

    Are there any Micozzi’s still living in Filetto?

  3. christine mecham says:

    I am in the USA. I have been doing family work for some time. I have used the Civil records of Filetto back to 1809. Are there earlier records that I could access?
    Thank you,

  4. Salvador Fileto says:

    I‘m real curious to were my root origins are from.My father says theres some europeon ancestry in the family.I was born in the state of Durango,Mexico.Was raised in the U.S since i was a 5 years old,i hoped i narrowed it down.(just want some answers)

    • Elizabeth says:

      My name is Elizabeth Fileto, my family is from Durango Mexico too, where can I look for some information????

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