Genealogy in Trieste

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If your ancestors were from Trieste, you could find info about your family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.
It could be useful for you to know if the last name you are investigating is a common surname in Trieste: as more your surname is frequent in Trieste surnames as more it could be difficult to find exact info about your ancestors in Trieste archives.

Registry offices in Friuli Venezia Giulia and in Trieste province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Trieste as of that date.

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


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

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

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Church archives in Trieste 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 Trieste and Trieste 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.


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.

The important thing is to have in mind a plan of actions to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, family members, the date of a marriage, etc.)

Read our tips for your search in Italy and in Trieste too.

Would you like to start your genealogy research in Trieste? Have you any further questions regarding your family tree in Trieste?
Is your research in a dead end and you need some help ?

Write us to trieste@italianside.com we will try to help you!


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3 Messages to “Genealogy in Trieste”
  1. Cathy Bailey says:

    I am trying to find information about my g-g-grandmother, who was born in 1865 in Trieste, which was part of Austria at the time. Her name was Santina Ann Rachik (or Rachic or Rachich or Rachick). She married John Brown in Alexandria, Scotland and afterward emigrated to Canada. I am going to be in Trieste in the fall and would like to find out as much information as I can before I go.

  2. clare vickers says:

    I’m hoping you can help me find my father’s side of the family. His mother ran away in WWII with my English Grandfather her name was Elinor Tommassio she was a contessa in Trieste. Thank you Clare.x

  3. Renata Petronio Nuzzi says:

    Is it possible to locate my father’s side of the family? His name was Nicolo Petronio born to the parents of Pietro Petronio and Renata Vernier in Trieste, Italy on 22 August 1907. Any help would be appreciated. There is a Dr. Nicolo Petronio and Renata Petronio in the Trieste phone book, which I am hoping are my relatives. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thank you,
    Renata Petronio Nuzzi

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