Genealogy in Melito di Napoli

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Melito di Napoli?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Melito di Napoli


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Melito di Napoli. As more your surname is common in Melito di Napoli, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Melito di Napoli 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 Melito di Napoli 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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Melito di Napoli, or if you have questions regarding your family in Melito di Napoli, just leave a message below

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