Genealogy in Jacurso

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


  1. Mary Ann says:

    Looking for info on:
    Francescantonio Dattilo, 2 or 3 Sep 1901, Jacurso Catanzaro
    Any info would be appreciated.

  2. Jim says:

    We are looking for any family information for:
    Marie D Bardascino
    BIRTH 17 NOV 1887 • Jacurso, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy
    DEATH APR 1970 • Pleasantville, Atlantic, New Jersey, USA

    she came to the USA in 1913 with other family members. Any further information would be appreciated.


  3. Jim Pizzola says:


    I am seeking information on Maria DeVito and family. She had a son, Pasquale Pizzola, who was born in 1897 and immigrated to the United States in 1920. Any information would be helpful. Thank you.

  4. Genelle says:

    Hello, I’m sure not exactly sure how this works but my moms birhday is coming up and all ive wated to do is find out about her family. I know we may never get the chance to go up to Italy, so that is out of the question and we cant afford long distant calls, if you could help me out that would be splendid. I know for a fact that my grandparents vincezo dattilo and rosina mazza were born jacurso until around the 1950s, only know my nonnos paremts names are francesc dattilo and catherine melogran. If you take the time to read this, I thank you.

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