Genealogy in Davoli

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

Registry offices in Calabria and in Catanzaro province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Davoli registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Davoli. As more your surname is common in Davoli, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Davoli archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Catanzaro province are:
Aiello, Bianco, Caruso, Cimino, Colosimo, Cosentino, Critelli, Curcio, De Fazio, Donato, Falvo, Fazio, Folino, Gallo, Gentile, Gigliotti, Grande, Greco, Gualtieri, Leone, Mancuso, Marino, Mastroianni, Mazza, Mazzei, Mercuri, Molinaro, Muraca, Nistico, Paone, Paonessa, Perri, Procopio, Pugliese, Ranieri, Rocca, Rotella, Rotundo, Russo, Sacco, Scalise, Sestito, Talarico, Torchia, Trapasso, Vaccaro, Vescio, Viscomi.

Church archives in Catanzaro 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 Davoli and Catanzaro 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 Reggio Calabria.

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 Davoli, or if you have questions regarding your family in Davoli, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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5 Messages to “Genealogy in Davoli”
  1. Gloria says:

    I am looking for information about a family member who was an iron artisan several generations ago. The family name is Gualtieri. He would have forged gates to a cemetery near Davoli. Not sure which one or where. Would love information and/or photos or both. Possible?

  2. Richard says:

    Looking for info about DeFicchy family, lived in Davoli, Bellarmino came to USA around 1910. I believe there is a relative (Elisabetta) who married a military general (Rispoli) and is in cemetery in Davoli

  3. cristina says:

    I am trying to find out information on my grandfathers ancestry his name was Pietro Procopio born 14 January 1891 in Davoli, Catanzaro Province, Italy and died in Timmins Ontario Canada in 1943.His fathers name was Victorio Procopio We do not know anything but this, could you help us.
    Thanks, Cristina

  4. Phyllis says:


    I am interested in finding the marriage record for my Gr. Grandfather & Grandmother. They were Francesco Mirarchi & Catherina Barbieri. I believe, they married in DaVoli around 1875( They had a son in 1876), but they may have been married in Soverato( that’s where my Grandparents were married) I do know that both my grandparents were born in Davoli.
    I have written to the archivo & they told me to write Davoli. I have several times to no avail. Can you offer me a another way?

  5. Anthony says:

    My father, was born in Davoli di catanzaro parents were victorio froio.

    is name is Saverio froio, his brothers name were Antonio @ Felice Froio.

    Antonio has 7 boys. One of the Froio’s had a bus service in Davoli.

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