Genealogy in San Giorgio Morgeto

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Giorgio Morgeto?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Giorgio Morgeto


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

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

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

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2 Messages to “Genealogy in San Giorgio Morgeto”
  1. Sheen a says:

    Researching husbands parents – names Michel Angelo Tedesco and Pasquelena Carmel Zito 1927 from San Giorgio Morgeto

  2. Susan says:

    I am trying to find family in Italy, I don’t have close ties to my Italian relatives here, so I am left to start from scratch. My Grandfather was Reginaldo Sorrenti and my Grandmother was Palmira Sorrenti . My Grandparents emigrated here in the 1950’s to Toronto Canada, They had five children born in Italy, my father Giuseppe , my Aunt Lena.jacquelina and Rosa and uncle Martino. My Grandmothers maiden name was Palmira Fazzari. thank you

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