Genealogy in San Paolo Bel Sito

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Paolo Bel Sito, 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 San Paolo Bel Sito registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Paolo Bel Sito?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Paolo Bel Sito


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in San Paolo Bel Sito from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Paolo Bel Sito. As more your surname is common in San Paolo Bel Sito, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Paolo Bel Sito 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 San Paolo Bel Sito 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 San Paolo Bel Sito, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Paolo Bel Sito, 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. Susan says:

    Just wondering if you could help with my family tree?
    My GGG grandfather – Salvadore antonio Isacco vincenti
    Born 7 December 1828 San Paolo Bel Sita
    Mother – Maria Teresa Vecchione
    Father – Luigi Vincenti

    • Hi Susan, says:

      I am in Italy right now and about to go to San Paolo Bel Sita, because I too am related to this man – one of Antonio’s sons, Louis Napolean Vincent was my grandmother’s father. Any idea where I can start looking?

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