Genealogy in Serino

If you search your ancestors in Serino, Campania, info about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives or at the parishes.

In towns and villages of Campania and in Avellino province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Serino registrar as of that date.

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Serino from the Italian Unification (1861) an important info to understand how many people lived there in the past.

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Serino. As more your surname is common in Serino, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Serino 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 Serino 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.
For our experience is better to start to search months before your arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices and with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Napoli.

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.

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Serino just leave a message below in the comment area

If your research is in a dead end and you need professional help from our local Italian genealogists write to our expert in Serino area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. Sandra says:

    I am looking for information about a Baldassarre (Baldo) Santoro from Avellino, possibly Serino, born about 1930 and would appreciate any information aboit his birth and geneaology.
    Thank you.

  2. Noreen says:

    My mother was Rose Julia Calogine. She was born in 1915 in Serino, Avelino. Her mother was Philomina Del Percio Calogine. I don’t know anything about my grandfather Calogine. Grandma said she had a brother who died before she did. “I am the last Del Percio left.” I’d
    Ike to know some basics about my grandfather. Is Calogine a correct Italian name?

  3. Rich says:

    My previous request for my Grandfathers birth certificate was incomplete. I omitted to include the most important info his name, Antonio De Feo. His birh yr was 1887 possibly 1888. Born in Serino, Avellino, Campania Region, Italy.

    Thanks for your time.

  4. Rich says:

    I would appreciate your assistance in possibly getting a copy of my Grandfathers Birth Certificate. The only information I have is estimate year of birth 1887-1888?? He was born in Serino, Avellina, Italy, in the region of Campania. I apologize for the lack of detail information, but this is all I have.

    Best Regards,


  5. Anne says:

    Is it possible to get a copy of my grandfather’s birth certificate e. He was born on 1874 in Serino, Italy.

  6. Howard says:

    did you ever find any info for my grandmother Dona Carlotta Plantulli from Serino?
    They have a family residence in their name there still?

  7. Patti says:

    My grandmother was Dona Carlotta Plantulli born 1890 in Serino. Her parents were Fortunata and Carlo Plantulli. They were land owners, and am told they had a chapel with the family name. I would appreciate any information you could give me. I will be traveling to Italy next year and I would like to visit the chapel and connect with my fathers family.

  8. Peter says:

    My grandfather was born in Serino in 1872. He left for the US in 1903. Could I get a copy of his birth certificate and the address where he lived in Serino?


  9. Peter says:

    Looking for information on Pietro Pelosi. Born in 1872 and left for USA 1903. Married to Immaculata with sons Pietro and Louise. Family turned over property in Serino to relatives who remained in Serino.

    Do I still have relatives in Serino? What did our house look like?


  10. Sean says:

    Looking for birth information of the following Martucci family members from Serino

    All siblings
    Erminio Martucci aprox birth date 1877
    Francesca Martucci aprox birth date 1890
    Liberato Martucci aprox birth date 1881
    Eduardo Martucci

    looking for their birth / baptism records

    Many Thanks

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