Genealogy in Luzzi

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Luzzi, 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 Cosenza province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Luzzi registrar as of that date.

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Luzzi. As more your surname is common in Luzzi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Luzzi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Cosenza province are:
Aiello, Barone, Bruno, Caputo, Caruso, Chiappetta, De Luca, De Marco, De Rose, Esposito, Falcone, Ferraro, Filice, Fusaro, Gabriele, Gagliardi, Gallo, Garofalo, Gaudio, Gencarelli, Gentile, Giordano, Greco, Guido, Leone, Longo, Madeo, Marino, Martino, Mazzei, Morrone, Nicoletti, Nigro, Palermo, Perri, Perrone, Porco, Presta, Pugliese, Rizzo, Romano, Ruffolo, Russo, Salerno, Santoro, Spadafora, Sposato, Veltri.

Church archives in Cosenza 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 Luzzi and Cosenza 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 Luzzi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Luzzi, 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 luzzi@italianside.com .
Our expert in Luzzi area will reply to you

7 Comments

  1. Nicholas says:

    My grand father Cosimo Luzzi is from calibra Italy . He came to the us when he was about 15 or so . He lived with him brother for a period of time till he passed away ., they tell me he lived in south jersey maybe long branch New Jersey . We have family in orange New Jersey and my father and aunts and uncles were also born in Jersey city New Jersey . They tell me there are also family in up state newyork.. My grand father was born at the end of 1880 or so . He died in jersey city New Jersey at 95 . If any one seems to have any info please e mail . Thanks nick

  2. Corinne says:

    My father’s parents and grand parents were from Luzzi. I have been doing a genealogical search and am interested in any information on the following people. Such as dates of birth, marriage dates, professions etc. and if any living relatives are still living in Luzzi. Thank you, I appreciate any help you can offer.

    Ursula Bruno & Antonio Lupinacci (My Great Grand Parents)
    Rose Lupinacci 1891–1930 & Louis Marino 1881 ? to ? (Grand Parents)
    Uncles: Francesco Lupinacci 1894–1954
    Vincent Lupinacci 1897–1966

    • Nick says:

      Corinne,

      Ursula Bruno & Antonio Lupinacci (My 2nd great grand parents)
      Francesco Lupinacci & Concetta Lupinacci(my great grandfather/mother)
      Ida Lupinacci(Lennox)1930-2012(My grandmother)
      Frank Lennox 1954-2010( my dad)

  3. Lucy says:

    I was born in Luzzi in the mid sixties. I am trying to find my relatives the Gioia’s and the D’Ambrosio’s in Luzzi. Can you please help me

  4. Jim says:

    My grandparents were from Luzzi and I’m looking for some traditional wedding customs for my daughters wedding.

  5. Camila Doro says:

    Camila descendente Felicci Luzzi, procuro informações, brasão e familiares da família Luzzi.

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