Genealogy in Bagaladi

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Bagaladi. As more your surname is common in Bagaladi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Bagaladi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Reggio Calabria province are:
Agostino, Albanese, Barbaro, Barreca, Battaglia, Calabrò, Carbone, Caridi, Catalano, Chirico, Commisso, Costantino, Crea, D’Agostino, Ferraro, Foti, Giordano, Iaria, Labate, Laganà, Latella, Lombardo, Longo, Macrì, Malara, Marino, Marra, Martino, Minniti, Modafferi, Morabito, Musolino, Napoli, Neri, Nucera, Panetta, Polimeni, Quattrone, Raso, Romeo, Russo, Scopelliti, Sergi, Siclari, Spanò, Surace, Tripodi, Zappia.

Church archives in Reggio Calabria 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 Bagaladi and Reggio Calabria 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 Bagaladi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Bagaladi, just leave a message below

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1 Comment

  1. Susan says:

    Hi I am looking for family in Bagaladi. My Grandparents were Bruna Tuscan Pangallo and Dominic Pangallo. Bruna was born in 1882 & Dominic Pangallo 1879. Bruna had 3 brothers. They all came to America probably around 1909 (?) I believe her fathers name might have been Joseph, maybe her mother was Josephine, not sure.I don’t know anything more about Dominic.
    I would love to contact any family.
    Thanks and can’t wait to hear from you.

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