Genealogy in Vittorito

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


  1. Kenny says:

    I’m trying to find my grandmother’s birth certificate or marriage license. Her name is Maria Ricci.Her father is Michael Ricci and her mother is Maria Corfiniese She was born 23 November 1897. She married Carmen DiGiacomo. I’m not sure of the wedding date. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Bill says:

    Looking for any information on Antonio C Bologna born abt 1870 in Vittorino who married Dominica Lodovico (born abt 1877 in Vittorino
    They married about 1898, had children Nicola born 1899, Amelia born 1906 and Elva born 1908.
    They emigrated from Naples to New York in March 1909 and settled in Everett. Massachusetts.
    Thanks for any help

  3. Walter says:

    Hi, we are trying to locate information on our Great-grandfather, Antonio Valeri (Valery). He was born around 1833 and immigrated with his family to Brazil in 1888. Names and approximate dates of birth are:
    Luigia Scopel (wife, born in 1841), Carlo Valeri (son, born in 1865), Bellino Valeri (son, 1867), Berenice Valeri (daughter, 1871), Tullio Valeri (son, 1873), Ettore Valeri (son, 1875), Ugo Valeri (son, 1877), Ida Valeri (daughter, 1879) and Emma Valeri (daughter, 1882). This information was obtained from the very limited immigration record when they arrived in Brazil and ship passenger list. Any information you may have or how to obtain would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much! Walter

  4. Donna says:

    I am trying to locate information on my Grandfather, Frank DeLoreto (DiLoreto) who was born in Vittorito in 1895. Immagrated to U.S around 1908. He also had a sister, Angelina DeLoreto Marrama who also came to the U.S. He had one sister and three brothers who remained in Italy. This information was obtained from my grandfather’s obituary. Any information you may have or how to obtain would be greatly appreciated.

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