Genealogy in Brittoli

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Brittoli. As more your surname is common in Brittoli, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Brittoli archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Pescara province are:
Buccella, Bucci, Chiavaroli, Cilli, Costantini, D’Agostino, D’Amico, D’Angelo, De Luca, De Sanctis, Di Berardino, Di Biase, Di Blasio, Di Carlo, Di Domizio, Di Donato, Di Felice, Di Francesco, Di Giacomo, Di Giovanni, Di Girolamo, Di Gregorio, Di Marco, Di Matteo, Di Michele, Di Nicola, Di Paolo, Di Pietrantonio, Di Pietro, Di Renzo, Evangelista, Faieta, Ferri, Giansante, Iezzi, Leone, Luciani, Mancini, Mariani, Marini, Morelli, Orlando, Pace, Pavone, Renzetti, Ricci, Rossi, Savini.

Church archives in Pescara 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 Brittoli and Pescara 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 Brittoli, or if you have questions regarding your family in Brittoli, 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 Brittoli area will reply to you

1 Comment

  1. valerie edmond says:

    My mothers father was born in Brittoli, April 8, 1893, his name was Guiseppe Pagliccia. He left Italy at age 12 and landed in Ellis Island in 1906. He eventually moved to Nova Scotia, Canada and settled there. His father was Franco Pagliccia and his mother was Rosetta De Santo. I am doing a family tree and can’t find anything further about his parents, births, deaths and their parents. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks

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