Genealogy in Molochio

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


  1. K.A. Cuordileone says:

    I am interested in finding information on the Cordileone family (also spelled Cuordileone). My grandfather Paul (Paolo) was from Molochio and I believe the family owned a deli (salsamenteria). He immigrated to the US in the late 1920s. I think his father’s name might have been Umberto. Thanks!

  2. gaston says:

    Hola buenas dias,

    Desearía información de mis abuelos. ambos son nacieron en molochio. los nombres y apellidos son mezzatesta vito y maria antonia raco. mi anelo es conocer el pueblo de mis raíces, la casa donde vivían etc. y también me encantaría saber si tengo familiares.

    muchas gracias

    disculpe las molestias.

  3. Gary says:

    Both of my grandparents immigrated to USA from Molochio. I visited Molochio 33 years ago and stayed with relatives. My grandmother was still alive then and she arranged it for me. In May I am going back to Molochio to visit my relatives. I would like to do some research into my family while I’m there. Any advice? My grandfather was a Franco and my grandmother was a Floccari. My relatives that I stay with in Molochio are Morabito.

  4. Luke says:

    my family
    “Urbano” is the last name came from molochio

  5. Fernanda says:

    Desearía información sobre parientes de Vicenzo Miceli , nacido en Molocchio el 10/11/1902.
    Estaré ahí el 11 y 12 de Mayo y me gustaría completar el árbol genealógico de mi esposo e hijas.

  6. Vicenso says:

    Estaremos ahí en el mes de Mayo y quisiéramos tener información sobre este hombre , el abuelo de mi esposo.
    Hay probabilidades?

    I’ll be there in May and I’d like to have información about this man, my husband’s Grandad.
    Are there posibilities?


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *