Genealogy in Sicignano degli Alburni

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

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


Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Sicignano degli Alburni?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Sicignano degli Alburni

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

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



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


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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Sicignano degli Alburni”
  1. wilton rose says:

    trying to find info on my grandfather…listed as arriving in america on april 8, 1914…listed his hometown as sicignano, italy…

    his name: giuseppe dinigro

    his father: pietro dinigro

    thank you!

  2. Vincenzo says:

    Hello
    other common surname in Sicignano Degli Alburni
    Is
    Mandia, Monaco, Cavallo, Corrieri, D`Elia, Prignano, Carnevale, D`Accunto, Citro.

    Regards

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