Genealogy in Mendicino

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


3 Messages to “Genealogy in Mendicino”
  1. Emelia says:

    Hello. I am trying to get some information on my father’s side and possibly my mother’s side too. My father was born in Calabria on 12/14/13 his name Ronaldo Luciano Segreti. He had 2 brothers…Grenadine and Medardo and a sister Maria. My mother’s maiden name is Furgiuele, Yolanda born 4/19/23. Her father’s name Enrico and mother Emelia. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you

  2. David says:

    hello! my grandparents got married in Mendicino, my grandmother was born there her name is Madrigrano Giussepina maria, her father was antonio Madrigrano, her mother was Rosina Pepe, her brother was also Antonio madrigrano . My grandfather name was Francesco Broccoli from Carolei, his father was antonio broccoli. I am looking for my ( maybe exptended family, i don t know if my grandmother had uncles or aunts under the same nam who at their turns had kids, i would like to meet. M grandparents immigrated in 1900 to New york USA, I would like to see if anyone under these name want to contact me. thank you very much

  3. pauline says:

    I am trying to get more information on my grandfathers family..He was Eugenio Rubino born 1882 Mendacino.. I know his father was Luigi Rubino who married Saveria Gaudio Would like more information on Luigi and Saveria

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