Genealogy in Francavilla Angitola

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Francavilla Angitola, 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 Vibo Valentia province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Francavilla Angitola registrar as of that date.

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


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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Francavilla Angitola

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Francavilla Angitola. As more your surname is common in Francavilla Angitola, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Francavilla Angitola archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Vibo Valentia province are:
Arena, Barbieri, Bartucca, Carnovale, Caruso, Cavallaro, Ceravolo, Cirillo, Contartese, Corigliano, Costa, Cugliari, De Luca, De Vita, Ferraro, Franzè, Fruci, Galati, Greco, Grillo, Iannello, La Torre, Lico, Loiacono, Maiolo, Mamone, Mancuso, Marchese, Mazzeo, Mazzitelli, Mazzotta, Messina, Michienzi, Monteleone, Nesci, Pontoriero, Pugliese, Restuccia, Rizzo, Romano, Rombolà, Rondinelli, Russo, Serratore, Tassone, Valente, Vallone, Ventrice.

Church archives in Vibo Valentia 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 Francavilla Angitola and Vibo Valentia 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 Francavilla Angitola, or if you have questions regarding your family in Francavilla Angitola, 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 francavillaangitola@italianside.com


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