Genealogy in Cicciano

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Cicciano. As more your surname is common in Cicciano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Cicciano archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Napoli province are:
Amato, Ambrosio, Annunziata, Ascione, Borrelli, Borriello, Capasso, Capuano, Castaldo, Cirillo, Coppola, Cozzolino, Cuomo, D’Angelo, De Falco, De Luca, De Martino, De Rosa, De Simone, Del Prete, Di Costanzo, Di Maio, Esposito, Ferrara, Ferraro, Fusco, Gallo, Gargiulo, Giordano, Guarino, Izzo, Liguori, Maresca, Marino, Napolitano, Pagano, Palumbo, Panico, Piccolo, Riccio, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Sannino, Scognamiglio, Sorrentino, Vitale, Vitiello.

Church archives in Napoli 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 Cicciano and Napoli 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Cicciano, or if you have questions regarding your family in Cicciano, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Cicciano”
  1. Clara says:

    Looking for the family of Antonio DeAloia born in about 1884 in Cicciano.
    he came to America in April 9, 1907 on the ship Madonna. Wood like to find his Family over there

    • Mary says:

      i am the oldest daughter of Antonio’s oldest daughter Rose. in 1984 i visited Cicciano and his youngest brother Giusppe and family. luckily Anelio was there to help with translation.

      antonio had 8 children and many grandchildren. most of us are alive and in Ohio.

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