Genealogy in Angri

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Angri 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 Angri. As more your surname is common in Angri, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Angri archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Salerno province are:
Alfano, Amato, Annunziata, Apicella, Bruno, Califano, Caputo, Cirillo, Coppola, Cuomo, D’Amato, D’Ambrosio, D’Angelo, De Luca, De Martino, De Rosa, Esposito, Ferraioli, Ferrara, Gallo, Giordano, Greco, Grimaldi, Iannone, Lamberti, Landi, Manzo, Marino, Napoli, Pagano, Palumbo, Pellegrino, Pepe, Rinaldi, Rizzo, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Senatore, Sessa, Sica, Sorrentino, Tortora, Trotta, Vitale, Vitolo, Volpe.

Church archives in Salerno 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 Angri and Salerno 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 Angri, or if you have questions regarding your family in Angri, 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 Angri area will study your request and we will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. Elisa says:

    Researching members of the Carleo family. Diego and Carmela and family.

  2. Raquel Lindaas says:

    I am researching the Pannone family from Angri. Domenico Pannone was born there on 16 Apr 1883. He emigrated to New York as a young man. I am looking for research help to trace his lineage in Angri.

  3. Nan says:

    Looking for information about Giovanni Giordano born Nov 1869, his wife Maria Del Pezzo (Pizzo) born Feb 1864 and daughters Teresa (Feb 1891) and Anna (10 October 1892). The family arrived at Ellis Island on 18 December 1898 from Naples aboard the Tartar Prince. According to the ship manifest their last residence was Angri, Salerno Province. Giovanni and Maria married about 1888 but I don’t know the town. I assume Angri. The only other information I know us Giovanni was a carpenter by trade
    I am hoping to find Giovanni and Maria’s marriage record and birth records of all, especially for Anna and any other information of the family time in Angri.

  4. June says:

    Looking for information regarding Giovanni D’Antonio born 1/10/1885 in Angri, Italy. Looking for his parents and siblings. He was married to Elvira (no last name) born 6/2/1888 she’s from Utiona, Italy. They were married on 9/14/1908 in Angri, Italy. They came to United States and left from Naples on 6/28/1910 on Ss America and arrived 12/24/1910. Ant information on Giovanni or Elvira would be greatly appreciated.

  5. Michael says:

    My mother was Lugia Ruggiero and was from Angri Italy. She was married to Carmine Farrioli who was from Salerno, he died in 1943 in Providence, RI.
    We have been looking for anyone who might have any information about her relatives. They all lived in Brooklyn, NY at one time.

  6. Gerard says:

    My grandfather, Ciro Abate, was born in Angri on September27, 1887. He married Carmela Fattorusso. He had a brother Cosimo who migrated to Argentina around 1902. I believe his father’s name was Gerardo Abate.
    Any information would be appreciated.

  7. J scarpati says:

    My great grandfather Raffaele Scarpati (or Scarpato) was born April 5th 1884 to parents Gennaro Scarpati (o) and Caterina Falcone. The family left Angri around 1900. Hoping to find anymore information on the family from their time in Angri – marriage certificates of Gennaro and Caterina, birth certificates for my great grandfather and his siblings…Thank you.

  8. Tony Sparacio says:

    My grandmother Anna LaFamina was born in Angri, 27 April 1883. Her mothers name before marriage was Luisa Gallo, her father was John LaFamina, I am trying to find any possible relatives. Please help.

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