Genealogy in Oppido Mamertina

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

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


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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Oppido Mamertina

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

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



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


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One Message to “Genealogy in Oppido Mamertina”
  1. KALFON says:

    Buongiorno,
    Scusate il mio italiano. Sono francese e sono alla ricerca di informazioni genealogici sui miei antenati originari di Oppido Mamertina:
    Mio padre è Antonin LORIA 22/02/1922 a Oppido Mamertina naturalizzato francese nel 1939.
    - mia nonna è Angela Calabrò nata la 13/03/1896 a Oppido Mamertina e amerò sapere il nome dei suoi genitori e suoi nonni possibilmente, come pure le date.
    - Mio nonno è Antonio LORIA
    Mi occorrerebbe possibilmente la data del loro matrimonio
    Ringraziandovi anticipatamente, li prego di ricevere i miei saluti cordiali
    Marguerite KALFON, nata LORIA

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