Genealogy in Secinaro

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


2 Messages to “Genealogy in Secinaro”
  1. Kara says:

    Hi, was wondering how I could trace my family linage down from our direct origins in the Abruzzi area?

  2. Peter says:

    My Great Grandparents were from Secinaro:

    Nunzio Pacifici and Maria DiPietro. They were born abt. 1859-1861

    Nunzio came to the US in 1909, and brought Maria and family over in 1913.

    I’m trying to find anything I can about them (marriage date, etc) prior to their arrival to the USA.

    Any hints would be appreciated.

    Pete Miksich

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