Genealogy in San Marco Argentano

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Marco Argentano?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Marco Argentano


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Marco Argentano. As more your surname is common in San Marco Argentano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Marco Argentano 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 San Marco Argentano 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 San Marco Argentano, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Marco Argentano, just leave a message below

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4 Messages to “Genealogy in San Marco Argentano”
  1. Frances says:

    I am searching for information for the family of my maternal grandfather Francesco Spaccarotella. He was born in the late 19th century in San Marco Argentano. Thank you.

  2. Annette says:

    I am searching for relatives from San Marco Argentano where my grandfather was from.. My grandfather was born in 1884, his name was Nicola Perrone. His siblings names are Francesco, Pasquale, Rosina, Gaetano, Vincenzo and Michalena. We were able to see this on a family tree we found on a San margentano website. Any information would be appreciated!

  3. Eleanor says:

    I have been searching for any information on distant relatives who lived and maybe still live in San Marco Argentano , Calabria with the surnames of Blasi or Lombardo/i. I appreciate any help that you can give me. Thank You

  4. Anamaria says:

    I have been searching for any relatives who still live in Calabria with the surnames of MOLLO or Reggio. I would really appreciate any assistance you can give me.

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