Genealogy in Manoppello

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


4 Messages to “Genealogy in Manoppello”
  1. Sylvia Blasiole Bagby says:


    Vorrei localizzare il record di nascita di mio padre. Raffaele Blasioli e nato a Manoppello il 2 ottobre 1909. I suoi genitori sono Santa Iezzi e sSanta/sSanto Blasioli. I nonni paterni sonno Rocco Blasioli e Rosa Baldasera. I nonni materni sono Nunzio Iezzi e Antonia Di Carlo.

    Nel 1911 salpo con isuoi gentori in America da Napoli. Spero che tu possa trovare il suo record de nascita per me.


  2. Sylvia Blasiole Bagby says:

    I would like to locate my father’s birth record. Raffaele Blasioli was born in Manoppello on Oct, 2 1909. Mother’s name Santa Iezzi. Father’s name Sante/Santo Blasioli. Paternal grandparents names are Rocco Blasioli and Rosa Baldasera. Maternal grandparents name are Nunzio Iezzi and Antonia DiCarlo.

    My father and his parents sailed to America from Naples in 1911.
    Hope you can locate a birth record for me.
    Thank you.

  3. Janice says:

    Hello, I am trying to find records pertaining to my grandmother, Giuseppa Ricci, who was born in Manoppello on December 24, 1899. Her father’s name was Gaetano, and her mother was Maria Mazzaferro. It would be great if I could find any records at all, but in particular any records pertaining to her birth. Can you help?

  4. Isabella says:

    geneology of “savini” in manoppello in the late 19th and early 20th century

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