Genealogy in Napoli

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

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Napoli. As more your surname is common in Napoli, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in 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 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Napoli, or if you have questions regarding your family in Napoli, 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 napoli@italianside.com


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17 Messages to “Genealogy in Napoli”
  1. cecelia says:

    My grandfather james vertucci was born in the US but his parents, I think, came from Naples area. My grandfather had 5 or 6 brothers and 3 sisters—all from Jersey city, NJ. But my grandfather moved to and lived in New Brunswick, NJ. And i think one of his brothers was Cono Vertucci. Also an uncle pat, aunt frances, aunt nellie and aunt fanny. My Grandfather JAMES died in New jersey in 1974, near Matawan, NJ. can you find out about any vertuccis in Naples area??
    Thank you very much.
    I live in South Brunswick,NJ—Near New brunswick and not far from Princeton NJ.

  2. Marcelo says:

    My great, great grandfather ‘s name was Luigi Stallone. He was born in Naples in 1802, and was baptized at the San Domenico Soriano church. In 1843 he migrated to Brazil and died in Rio de Janeiro in 1878. He was a painter. His father Salvatore was married to Petroniglia Mascolo. I belive they were both from Napoli. I have one of his (Luigi’s) paintings and it is a picture of one Domenico Stallone whom I believe to be a brother or uncle of Luigi. I do not know who he was. On the back of this old painting it says he was a member of the Italian army (cavalry). Is there a way to find out more about the Masco and Stallone family tree? Thank you, Marcelo Stallone ( Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

  3. Jay says:

    I am looking for the genealogy my grandparents on my fathers side. Giacamo (sp?) Tarantino and Henrietta N. Tarantino. My father, ‘Jack’ was born in New York 90 something years ago. He married my mother Anna Francis and had 3 children in the 50’s. This is all I know. Can you help?

  4. Kelly says:

    Greetings! I am looking for information on my great grandparents Annunziata (Terracciano) Granata BIRTH 1877 • Bruchiano, Caserta, Campania, Italy and Angelo (Anthony) Granata BIRTH 1877 • Bruchiano, Caserta, Campania, Italy. Left Italy January 25 1908 from Naples on the Mendoza for NYC. Three daughters: Tommasina, Maria and Guiseppa. Last name may also be spelled Granato.

    Thank you.

  5. Aline says:

    Hi!
    My grandfather name’s Modesto Albertini.
    He was born around 1891, but I’m not sure the city.
    His parents names are Angelo Albertini & Judith Bertacci.
    I’m trying to find more information for a long time.
    Can you help me find something about?!
    I would be really thankfull!!!!

  6. Brittany says:

    Looking to find out about Giuseppe and Erminia Merolla who migrated to Rhode Island.

  7. Judy says:

    I am looking for Giuseppe Giuliano Born 3/17/1883? May have traveld to US aboard the SS Konig Albert in 1909. Wife’s name is Tressa. Had a child born in Naples named Grace.

  8. Karoline says:

    Seeking information on the DIAS families who immigrated to Brazil, in the late 80’s , unfortunately I don’t have much to work with, just random names, but the only surname that remains is DIAS.

  9. Jim says:

    seeking information on JOHN JOESEPH DELUCA BORN IN NAPLES ITALY IN 1840 HE HAD TWO SONS JOHN B.DELUCA AND ANDREW BORN IN NAPLES ALSO.WE ARE NOT SURE OF JOHN JOSEPH’S WIFES NAME HER FIRST NAME MIGHT BE LOUISA.I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF SOMEONE MIGHT CONFERM HER FULL MADEN NAME.SHE WOULD BE MY WIFES GREAT GRAND MOTHER ALSO BORN IN ITALY.THANK YOU VERY MUCH.ALSO THE WERE MARRIED IN ITALY DATE NOT KNOWN,MIGHT BE 1869 OR 1888.

  10. Michael says:

    Hi,
    I am researching my great grandfather, Francesco Crisci who was born November 12 1883 in Naples. According to my knowledge his parents names were Aniello Crisci and Galtana Valentino (Crisci). I am not sure, but I believe they are from Caserta, but I am not sure what town (which I am very curious of as well. If you could please update me on any family information and information about my great grandfather, it would be great, as I have been looking for a long time now. Thank you.

  11. Jim says:

    SEEKING INFORMATION ON LOUISA DELUCA SHE PASSED AWAY SOMETIME IN THE LATE
    1800’S I THINK HER SPOUSES NAME WAS JOHN JOSEPH DELUCA FROM NAPLES,NAPOLI,
    ITALY HE WAS BORN IN 1840.I NEED TO KNOW IF LOUISA WAS HIS WIFE. I DON’T
    HAVE ANY DATES ON LOUISA AND THE DATE OF HER PASSING. JOHN CAME TO AMERICA
    AFTER HER DEATH. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. JIM

  12. Kendra says:

    Hello I am looking for information on my great great grandparents. They got married in Napoli on 12/15/1844 Giuseppa Galiero 1823-? And came to the US maybe in 1913 but im not sure if thats them. Their Parents:mother Rosalina Maria Mennella and father Raffaele Galiero . Great great grandfather Giuseppe Merlino 1819-? Parents: Emmanuela Monaco and Pasquale Merlino. If you can maybe help me or even steer me in the right direction that would be great. Thank you . Also I have a grandfather Eugenio D’alusio

  13. Ann says:

    My great grandfather was Antonio Prete, son of Giuseppe Prete and Albina Cancula. I have conflicting dates for his birth. One document says Dec. 1857. Another says August 10, 1860. Could you help me determine which is correct? Is there a fee for this service? Would I be able to obtain a copy of the extract of his birth certificate? Thank you for any help you might be able to give me.

  14. Robert says:

    My grandfather was Nicolas Crivallone born in Naples in 1886. He immigrated to New York in 1903.
    How would I find his birth certificate? Also if I have any relatives living in Italy.

  15. Paula says:

    Guiseppe Fucito from Meta was also my great-grandfather – my grandfather was Joshua Thomas Fucito. It was said that Guiseppe jumped ship before arriving in Wales – the only information I have been able to find is that of a Giovanni Fucito who jumped ship in Marseille in 1871. The only record of a mariner called Fucito. He was in fact a master oilskin maker. His younger brother Gaetano also settled in Wales – in Bedwellty. Let me know if you require any further info.

    P.

  16. Samantha says:

    Hello. I am researching my ancestors from Naples. The Fucito family who came from Meta and the surrounding area. My Great, great grandfather was Giuseppe Fucito who was born 1848 in Meta. He came to South Wales UK with at least one of his siblings Gaetano Fucito. He married in 1877 in Wales but I don’t know what year he left Italy. Any information would be gratefully accepted. Thank you.

    • Tom says:

      My Grandfathers name was Gaetano (Tom) Fucito -Born April 8th 1911-died May 22,2001. Apparently, His mothers maiden name was Esposito and was from the Hackensack NJ area–just trying to look back and explore my roots

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