Genealogy in Alfedena

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Alfedena, 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 L’Aquila province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Alfedena registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Alfedena. As more your surname is common in Alfedena, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Alfedena archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in L’Aquila province are:
Bianchi, Bisegna, Bonanni, Centofanti, Cipriani, Colangelo, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Andrea, D’Angelo, De Angelis, De Santis, Di Benedetto, Di Carlo, Di Cesare, Di Domenico, Di Felice, Di Girolamo, Di Loreto, Di Marco, Di Paolo, Di Pietro, Di Renzo, Di Stefano, Gentile, Giuliani, Graziani, Leone, Liberatore, Mancini, Mariani, Marinucci, Morgante, Pace, Paris, Parisse, Persia, Petrella, Presutti, Ricci, Rossi, Sabatini, Santilli, Santucci, Silvestri, Tarquini, Valentini, Venditti.

Church archives in L’Aquila 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 Alfedena and L’Aquila 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 Alfedena, or if you have questions regarding your family in Alfedena, 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 Alfedena area will reply to you


4 Messages to “Genealogy in Alfedena”
  1. Barbara nenni sargent says:

    Can you tell me if you have any information on the nenni or fortunato families from alfedena

  2. karla says:

    I am trying to located Mr. Albert Phillip Diloreto’s grandfather & family from Alfedina, Italy. Mr. Diloreto is a WWII veteran: He was involved with the iwo jima assault & out of 50 shipmates, he was the lone survivor. He is 91 years old. His father was Alborino Mario Diloreto born 6-14-1896 and his mother was Edith DeFillippo born 5-29-1907. Thank you for helping me with this. It is much appreciated


  3. Gina says:

    I am very interested in finding out about my genealogy from Alfedena. My father’s family are from there. I visited Alfedena and Montenero Valcocchiaro where his mother’s side is from. My maiden name is Lombardozzi and I believe my ancestors are from Alfedena. Any help would be great.

  4. Wendy says:

    just beginning my research of my great grand father and grandmother from alfedena. Had the pleasure of visiting 11 years ago but did no research then. Looking to dive into research this fall.

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