Genealogy in Mammola

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

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


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

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

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

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



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


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  1. Jinny says:

    Hi, My great grandmother and grandfather was from Mammola Italy they came to America early 1900′s by ship. I am trying to find information about their families and if I still have relatives in Mammola (I understand they will have no idea who I am and quiet possible no idea who my great grandfather or grandmother is) Any information would be appreciated. Thank you Jinny

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