Genealogy in Alvito

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Alvito, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Lazio and in Frosinone province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Alvito registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Alvito. As more your surname is common in Alvito, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Alvito archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Frosinone province are:
Alonzi, Bianchi, Campoli, Carnevale, De Santis, Evangelista, Fiorini, Gabriele, Iafrate, Lisi, Mancini, Martini, Palombo, Rea, Ricci, Rossi, Scaccia, Spaziani, Valente, Venditti.

Church archives in Frosinone 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 Alvito and Frosinone province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself (or with us!), 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 Bari.

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 Alvito, or if you have questions regarding your family in Alvito, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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14 Messages to “Genealogy in Alvito”
  1. Matthew says:

    It is my understanding that my grandfather left Alvito, Italy in 1907 with his Father, Orlando Gentile to come to the U.S. It is told that Orlando came here before that crossing in 1903 by himself and then went back for his children and his wife Vera. My Father visited in 2008, but the church was closed and no one was available to check the records; however, they did discover a Gentile butcher so there is hope.

  2. Diane says:

    My Great Grandfather, Vittorio Martini(born 1878) and Great Grandmother, Maddalena (Pagano, born 1883) Martini came to Pittsburgh, PA in the US from Alvito in 1905. Vittorio’s parents are Antonio Martini and Guiseppa (Cango) Martini. I know of one brother, Domenico, who also came to Pittsburghm, PA in America. I have no other information on Maddalena. I would love to find relative and get additional information on the family.

    Thank You!

  3. Linda says:

    My grandparents came to the USA from Alvito in the early 1900’s. My grandfathers name is Giovanni Capoccia and my grandmothers name is Maria Tata. My grandmother had a sister who came to America and her name is Julia Tata. Julia’s husbands name is Angelo Tata. I believe my grandfather, Giovanni was born in 1895. I also believe that Giovanni’s fathers name is Antonio Capoccia. Giovanni might have a brother whose name is Francesco Capoccia born around 1893. I have no more information on either of my grandparents. Can you help me find more information on the Capoccia or Tata genealogy. I will be traveling in Italy from July 30-August 10, 2016. I have a day planned to visit Alvito and would like to be able to visit the local church records and the commune of Alvito to search for existing relatives if possible?

  4. Louise says:

    Grandfather Felice Brusca and Mary DeMartino one of them from Alvito-I know Felice moved to the USA via Ellis Island around 1880’s?

  5. roy says:

    mr grandfather fillipo castrucci came from alvito about 1900 he married
    rosa porrelli in Sheffield England where can I find out more information

  6. Anna says:

    Hello, I’m looking for a Mazzenga and/or Macioce family. My mother’s name was Helen Mazzenga, and her father’s name was Dominick. Dominick came over to Chicago from Alvito in the early 1900’s. My grandmother’s name was Anna Macioce, she was the daughter of John and Francesca. They came to Chicago from Alvito as well. I will be traveling to Italy in September of 2016 and would appreciate any information you have on these two families. Thank you.

  7. Dan mazzenga says:

    H, looking for Mazzenga this is my last name and the name of my grandfather Donato Mazzenga when he came over when he was 3 with his mom and dad in 1906?. My great grandfather Gerardo Mazzenga, came here the first time in 1903 out of Naples on the ship SS Galatea Thankyou

    • Gisèle says:

      Bonjour, mon grand père Gaétano Mazzenga est allé eux USA dans les années 1920.Il avait un frère Donato et un autre Gérardo. J’ai correspondu par mail il y a quelques années avec Liza Mazzenga. Sommes nous de la même famille ? Mon grand père Gaétano s’est installé en France et je vous écris de Bordeaux en france. Pouvez vous me répondre ? merci

  8. Pascale says:


    My great grandparents moved from Alvito to France in 1920 approx. Their names were Rosalina (SANTORO) and Cesidio CUCUZZO. Any information/document about date of birth, marriage …. would be helpful for me. They had a son (Pascal) and a daughter (Marie).
    Many thanks in advance and kind regards,

  9. Gina Maria says:

    I know that my grandparents moved from Alvito to England in 1910. Their names were Antonio Capocciama and Cecidia Capocciama (Simeone)
    Any information: birth, marriage certificates etc Would be amazing if we could locate them. My father Michael is the last remaining child ofof my grandparents, and I’m helping in this search. Best wishes Gina

    • Laura says:

      Hi Gina,

      Do you know the names of your fathers siblings? My grandmother was also Cecilia Capocciamo, her mother was Palma and father was Paul.

  10. Mario says:


    Je viens de commencer ma généalogie italienne et mon grand-père Nicola MARTINI est né et a vécu à Alvito. Je possède déjà de nombreux renseignements.

    Contactez-moi si vous avez des renseignements à échanger.



    • cervi says:

      Ma famille est aussi d alvito et comme cousins éloigné j ai des MARTINI il faut savoir qu il est tres tres difficile de retrouver ces ancêtres a alvito il y a eu la peste dans les années 1800.
      Bonne chances

  11. Migny says:

    je cherche des renseignements sur les ascendants italiens de mon épouse :
    son arrière grand-père Giuseppe Embergher marié à Conchetta Ruggieri à Alvito.
    Intéressé par leurs dates de naissance, de décès et de mariage.*
    D’avance, un grand merci.

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