Genealogy in Roccapiemonte

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Roccapiemonte. As more your surname is common in Roccapiemonte, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Roccapiemonte 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 Roccapiemonte 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.

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 Roccapiemonte, or if you have questions regarding your family in Roccapiemonte, 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. Joanne says:

    Mattel Donatantonio 1860-1880. Married Raffaella Pagano (second wife) 1899-1901. Immigrated to United States 1903-1905. Had son Pasquale Donatantonio 1890-1896 with first wife. A son Vincenzo 1903 daughter Carmella 1905. All immigrated to United States around 1907

  2. Laurie says:

    Can you please find a marriage for the following:

    Maria Salvo and Giuseppe Viele / Viola
    Marriage: 29 May 1929, Roccapiemonte, Italy

    I need the names of the parents for this couple.

    Thank you.

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