Genealogy in Rotonda

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Rotonda, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Basilicata and in Potenza province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Rotonda registrar as of that date.

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Rotonda. As more your surname is common in Rotonda, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Rotonda archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that the most common surnames in Potenza province are:
Albano, Bochicchio, Bruno, Calabrese, Caputo, Carlomagno, Carlucci, Cirigliano, Claps, Colangelo, Conte, Cosentino, Coviello, D’Andrea, De Bonis, De Luca, Ferrara, Fortunato, Genovese, Giordano, Grieco, Ielpo, Labanca, Lauria, Lombardi, Lorusso, Marino, Martino, Mecca, Nigro, Nolè, Pace, Pepe, Potenza, Rinaldi, Romaniello, Romano, Rosa, Russo, Sabia, Santarsiero, Santoro, Scavone, Sileo, Summa, Telesca, Vaccaro, Zaccagnino.

Church archives in Potenza 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 Rotonda and Potenza 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 Potenza.


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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Rotonda, or if you have questions regarding your family in Rotonda, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to rotonda@italianside.com


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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Rotonda”
  1. Arnaldo tedeschi says:

    GOSTARIA DE ME COMUNICAR COM MEUS PARENTES COM O SOBRENOME DE TEDESCHI SOU NETO DE LUIZA TEDESCHI E BOAVENTURA TEDESCHI MEU PAI C
    HAMAVA-SE MARIO TEDESCHI E TENHO PRIMOS EM TARANTO MINHA TIA ERA IRMA DE MEU PAI E CHAMAVA-SE GERALDA TEDESCHI E MORAVA EM TARANTO AGUARDO RETORNO DE ALGUEM OBRIGADO

  2. levy racca says:

    Peço a gentileza de me informar sobre a existência, na Comune de Rotonda, Potenza, de famílias com o cognome RACCA ou MALANCONE, que também pode ser MALANCONI. Aguardo resposta peo e-mail.

    Grato
    levy racca

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