Genealogy in Perano

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

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Perano. As more your surname is common in Perano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Perano 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 Perano 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Perano, or if you have questions regarding your family in Perano, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to perano@italianside.com


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  1. Jeff says:

    I am looking for information about my great grandfather Francesco Paolo Giordano from Perano or Archi, Born 1868 and had a brother Davide and sister Leonilda born after him. He immigrated to New Castle Delaware and was a tailor. I cannot find any records about his parent other than on travel records indicating he was from Perano / Archi. Francesco was married to Giovannina Sciorilli born January 13 1876. Francesco and Giavannina had 3 sons in Italy prior to moving to US.

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