Genealogy in San Mango d’Aquino

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Mango d’Aquino, 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 San Mango d’Aquino registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Mango d’Aquino?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Mango d’Aquino


Before to start your genealogy research in San Mango d’Aquino, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Italy and in San Mango d’Aquino too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in San Mango d’Aquino from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Mango d’Aquino. As more your surname is common in San Mango d’Aquino, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Mango d’Aquino 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 San Mango d’Aquino 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 San Mango d’Aquino, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Mango d’Aquino, 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 .
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12 Messages to “Genealogy in San Mango d’Aquino”
  1. Maria says:

    My grandfather Francesco Montoro was born Jan 1, 1896 in San Mango D’Aquino. I am seeking information on the church he may have been baptized in. His father was Giovanni and his mother was Filopina Mendicino. I am interested in where they may have lived or are buried.

  2. Maria says:

    My grandfather Francesco Montoro and his brother Nicola Guiseppe were born in San Mango. Francesco emigrated to Scranton, PA and his brother to Wilkes Barre, PA. Francesco’s parents were Giovanni and Filopina Mendicino Montoro.

  3. Karen says:

    My grandmother was Caterina Saggio and emigrated to USA IN 1912.
    Any info would be appreciated.

  4. Giovanni says:

    My Mothers side is from San Mango D’Aquino name BERRARDELI?

  5. Anita says:

    My great-grandfather, Ambrosio Sacco, was born in San Mango. He was married to Rosa Arcuri and they were the parents of my grandfather, Pietro Sacco, who emigrated to the United States. My father was Ambrose Sacco of Scranton, Pa. I am looking for birth records for Pietro, and information about any siblings, as well as information as far back as possible. Gracie.

    • Tammy says:

      Sacco- My aunt Mary (Sacco) Flora lives in Clark Summit PA. She married Rudy Flora, son of Dominick and Vivian (Bonacci) Flora both from from San Mango. Her brother and family live in Scanton Pa. Tony and Pat are her nephews and have a pizza parlor in Scranton. Everyone is getting old, but if your interested, and this is new info to you- just reply- you could learn a lot if you dont know these peeps.

  6. Aldo says:

    My father’s family came from San Mango. I believe I have a cousin with the same name as mine-Gesualdo Pileggi, currently living in San Mango. I have been in San Mango twice, the last time about thirty years ago. My grandfather’s name was Gesualdo Pileggi, and he was married to Francesca Bonacci. Any current information you can give me will be appreciated.

    • Tammy says:

      i think Grandma Vivian Bonacci Flora, from San Mango had a sister named Frencesca.
      Gram Viv died in 1992 she was 98 years old- b1895. The name something like Pellegrino ar Pegrini– we arent sure exactly the name, was supposed to be the Mom or Grandma of Vivian. …….? any help?

  7. Marianne says:

    My great grandfather was also Alfonso Trunzo , my grandfather was his son Gasper Tronzo . I live in Punxsutawney Pa . Have you found anymore information ?

  8. JoAnn says:

    My father’s parents were born in San Mango d’Aquino. His father was Saverio Ianni and his parents were Anna Trunzo and Luigi Ianni, Luigi’s parents were Giocchino Ianni and Camella (Carmina) Cicco. His mother was Marianna Fiorillo and her parents were Vincenza Mendicino and Tommaso Fiorillo. Vincenza’s parents were Tommaso Mendicino and Rachele Ianni. Tommaso’s parents were Lorenzo Fiorillo and Guesa Cicco. If anyone has any information on the family I would greatly appreciate your help. Thank you.

  9. John says:

    I am looking for relatives from San Mango D’Aquino. My mothers name was Gina Ianni. She had a sister Nina, her fathers name was Federico Ianni, her mothers name was Tomassina. I believe her maiden name was Bonaccio. They had property in San Mango. My mother had one sister Nina. My grandfather went back to Italy in the early sixties. He died there. My moms sister had 2 daughters Rina and Nella.

  10. Jill says:

    My great grandfather was born in San Mango d’Aquino according to my genealogy research. His name was Alfonso L. Trunzo b. 6 Jul 1850. He was the son of Luiggi and Catherine (Pirelli) Trunzo. I believe his siblings were Nicolo and Francesco. He had 3 children that were born in Italy, and 3 that were born in the US. Any information on this family’s life in Italy would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! Jill

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