Genealogy in Montefino

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


One Message to “Genealogy in Montefino”
  1. Nadia says:


    Stó cercando informazione sulla mia bisnonna: Ersilia Di Egidio ha avvuto 3 filie: Lydia(sono la nipotina), Maria,Evelina e Carmelina, non só qui è il mio bisnonno chi mi potrebbe aiutare? Grazie molto Nadia

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