Genealogy in Taurianova

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


4 Messages to “Genealogy in Taurianova”
  1. Filippo says:

    I am interested in getting my birth details in TAURIANOVA. I was born on 27 Appril 1950

  2. Virginia says:

    Hi, I am interested in getting my fathers birth certificate, Antonio Bono, was born May 18, 1901. His fathers name was Pietro Bono, and his mothers name was Carmela Alessi. Some of his papers say he was born in a city called Iatrinola, which was a old name, and now I believe it is called Taurianova. I look forward to hearing from you, Thank you, Virginia Bono Tall

  3. toluzzo says:

    mon arrière grand mère est né à Tauriano le 12 /08/1867
    Je n’arrive pas à remonter plus loin
    Merci de m’aider

  4. james says:


    I am interested in researching my ancestors, I have developed a family tree and reached our most distant relative, Matteo Loprete born appox around 1830-1850. We know he was married to a lady by the first name of Fiomina, but i can not get any further information and don’t know where to start!

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