Genealogy in Fano

If your ancestors were from Fano, 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 Fano: as more your surname is frequent in Fano surnames as more it could be difficult to find exact info about your ancestors in Fano archives.

Registry offices in Marche and in Pesaro-Urbino province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Fano as of that date.

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

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

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


Church archives in Pesaro-Urbino 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 Fano and Pesaro-Urbino 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 Fano too.

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

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  1. Jennifer says:

    Looking for information on Rovinelli family
    Pierro Rovinielli was born in Fano in 1943
    and was sent to an orphanage at two years old
    we know nothing about the family

    Thanks Jennifer

  2. Angela says:

    I am looking for information about my great grandfather, Mario Alessandro Galli’s family. He was born in Fano around 1897.

    Mother: Albina Marconi
    Father: Luigi Galli
    Brother: Alfredo Galli (born around 1905)

    I was unable to find any information about these individuals online, and am hoping someone could help me trace back a generation or two.

  3. joe says:

    anyone out there now anything about this family ,its been shown here for about a mth hope someone may come up with something.thank you

  4. joebochini says:

    looking for any family connection ,sante bocchini married venusta giorini in fano feb 1st 1913 and was recorded on the 20th marriage in book 1 what ever that is,other relatives are pietro bocchini married domenica balestrini

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