Genealogy in Guardia Lombardi

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Guardia Lombardi, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Campania and in Avellino province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Guardia Lombardi registrar as of that date.

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

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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Guardia Lombardi


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Guardia Lombardi. As more your surname is common in Guardia Lombardi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Guardia Lombardi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Avellino province are:
Albanese, Bruno, Capobianco, Capone, Carbone, Cardinale, Caruso, Cioffi, Cipriano, Colucci, Coppola, Cucciniello, De Feo, De Luca, De Maio, De Simone, De Stefano, De Vito, Di Pietro, Esposito, Famiglietti, Ferraro, Festa, Fiore, Forgione, Gallo, Grasso, Graziano, Guarino, Guerriero, Iannaccone, Iuliano, Lepore, Lo Conte, Lombardi, Luongo, Matarazzo, Napolitano, Nigro, Petrillo, Picariello, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Sarno, Spagnuolo, Vitale.

Church archives in Avellino 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 Guardia Lombardi and Avellino 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 Napoli(Naples).

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 Guardia Lombardi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Guardia Lombardi, 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 .
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  1. Sherry says:

    Seeking info on my husband’s grandfather, Rocco Giordano, who came from Guardia Lombardi, Italy to USA on or about 1908.

  2. Mary Jo says:

    My grandfather was Rocco A. Cerretto ..he was fostered or adopted as a child. his father,s last name was Gaetano DiSimone. He lived in Guardi di Lombardi.. we were told he was a landowner with a large villa in town and multiple children. Several moved to Rocco sanFelcie and immigrated to the US . My grandfather DOB March 3,1890

    My cousin who visited his villa is deceased. I can not find any information on my great grandfather.. any assistance would be helpful
    Thank you
    Mary Jo

  3. Rocco says:

    Hello, I am looking for any information about my great grandfather’s family . His name was Salvatore Riccardo, he arrived in America in or about 1903. Any help locating remaining family members would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

  4. Celia says:

    Looking for information on Federico Patarino, born October 1926 and Marietta Marciano Patarino. They were married prior to coming to the United States. My grandparents.

    Thank you

  5. Mario says:

    I need help finding Mario cipriano of Guardia Del Lombardi Italy

  6. Dave says:

    Hello I am looking for some information on my Great Great grandfather Agostino Di Pietro and Maria Di Pietro I am also looking for any information on Giuseppe Di Pietro born 1862 and his wife Angela Di Pietro. They should all be born 1850-1870’s. Thanks for your help!

    • Pina says:

      Hi Dave,
      regarding your inquiry on Giuseppe and
      Angela his wife,I believe they maybe the same couple I’m related to,according to family history he was
      my father’s half brother, and his wife

  7. Pat says:

    I am looking for any information on my grandfather Antonio Ciero born in 1904. Antonio was married to Ripalda Melillo and had 3 sons. Pasquale Ciero, Gaetano Ciero and Michele Ciero. Any info about their parents, grandparents, family would be helpful.


  8. Robert says:

    I am looking for my Great Grand Father Gaetano Caruso and his siblings,who lived in Guardia Lombardi,Italy His wife was Marianna Giordano. They had a son Giuseppe Caruso born March 19,1883

    • Pina says:

      Hi Dave,
      regarding your inquiry about Giuseppe and
      Angela his wife…I believe they may be
      the same couple connected with my family. He
      was my father’s half brother,
      and she my mother’s aunt
      that is my maternal grandmother’s sister. I was in fact named after this
      particular uncle as my mother was very
      fond of him. Hope this is helpful.

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