Genealogy in Malito

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

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Malito. As more your surname is common in Malito, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Malito 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 Malito 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Malito, or if you have questions regarding your family in Malito, 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 malito@italianside.com


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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Malito”
  1. Craig says:

    I am searching my Great Great Grand Parents in Italy, province de Malito region de Calabria.

    The line goes back in this way:
    Me: Craig Marone
    Father: Gary Marone
    GrandFather: Steven Marone (Born Stefano Marrone)
    Great GrandFather: Gennaro Marrone (Born 9/28/1882 in Malito – came to US 4/25/1905)
    Great Great Grandfather: Stefano Marrone married to Giuseppa Chianese (No information about him or her

    I am looking for any information about Stefano Marrone and Guiseppa Chianese (birth/death/marriage)

    Thank you

    I am looking for any relatives of my grandparents
    I would ask for the documentation of birth and marriage of my grandparents and I need help.

  2. Nathalie says:

    I am searching my parents in Italy, province de Malito region de Calabria.
    The name of my grandfather was Raphael Cassano, he was the son of Francisco Cassano and Miquelina de Luca Cassano.
    Raphael Cassano was probably born in 1880.
    My grandfather married Maria Nucci in Italy, but soon moved to Brazil where they had 04 children.
    My grandfathers had contact with their families for some time, but came to war and never spoke again.
    I am looking for any relatives of my grandparents
    I would ask for the documentation of birth and marriage of my grandparents and I need help.

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