Genealogy in Roccamontepiano

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


  1. Giovanni says:

    looking for information on my grand father Caesar D’Urbano.

  2. Miguel says:

    Cerco informazioni su mio nonno, Lorenzo Subranni D’Andrea, nato a Roccamontepiano circa nel 1881, è morto a Tres Arroyos, Argentina nel 1937. Ho parenti che vivono in città, probabilmente un cugino della mia età, soprannominato Tonino, Genesio Subranni figlio, che era il primo cugino di mia madre, Cristina, e corrispondeva con lei da Castelnuovo
    Grazie mille, saluti da Argentina

  3. Jeane says:

    I am looking for information about Emilio Giordano. Emilio is my grandfather. He was born about 1888. He has a brother named Giacomo Giordano. His parents are Carlo and Philomena Giordano.

    • Jack says:

      Hello. I’m Jack. Seen your post. Hope you are still here on this site. We are in USA and grandfather was Giocomo. As we see he was born in 1893 according to military records.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Analytics Made Easy - StatCounter