Genealogy in Fano Adriano

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

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

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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Fano Adriano


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Fano Adriano. As more your surname is common in Fano Adriano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Fano Adriano archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Teramo province are:
Centorame, Costantini, D’Agostino, D’Angelo, De Berardinis, De Dominicis, De Luca, Di Battista, Di Berardino, Di Blasio, Di Bonaventura, Di Carlo, Di Domenico, Di Donato, Di Egidio, Di Febo, Di Felice, Di Filippo, Di Francesco, Di Giacinto, Di Giovanni, Di Giuseppe, Di Gregorio, Di Marco, Di Matteo, Di Michele, Di Nicola, Di Paolo, Di Pasquale, Di Pietro, Di Sabatino, Di Sante, Di Simone, Di Stefano, Ferretti, Ferri, Franchi, Iezzi, Mariani, Marini, Martella, Olivieri, Pavone, Piccioni, Ranalli, Ricci, Ruggieri, Valentini.

Church archives in Teramo 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 Fano Adriano and Teramo 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 Fano Adriano, or if you have questions regarding your family in Fano Adriano, 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 Fano Adriano area will reply to you


One Message to “Genealogy in Fano Adriano”
  1. Stephane says:

    Hello, I’m looking for info on my wife’s genealogy. Some spelling could be wrong. Her great grand father (giommi fortunato comes from fano Italy) he was born in 1894 or 1895 to parent gurgia annunziata and George fortunato. He immigrated to Canada an settled in chapleau. I found the information for his travel by ship which you can see bellow

        Nationality: Italy, Italian North
        Place of Residence: Fano, Italy
        Ship Name: La Provence
    Standardized Ship Name: La Provence
        Ship Arrival Date: 15 Mar 1913
        Ship Arrival Port: New York
       Departure Port: Havre
    Le Havre, Seine-Inferior,

    Can you provide any help with more information about this family. Thanks

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