Genealogy in Campo di Giove

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Campo di Giove?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Campo di Giove


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

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

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

1 Comment

  1. Chelsea says:


    I have currently found myself doing research in Campo di Giove, Italy. I found a New York Passenger List with the family I am interested in and their place of birth is listed as this area. I believe that I should be able to find birth records for 3, if not all 4 family members. I am also hoping to find a marriage record for the parents. The parents were born in the late 1890s and the oldest children were born in the 1920s.

    Please let me know how to best further my research. Thank you!

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