Genealogy in Castellamonte

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

Registry offices in Piemonte and in Torino province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Castellamonte registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Castellamonte. As more your surname is common in Castellamonte, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Castellamonte archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Torino province are:
Barberis, Barbero, Benedetto, Bertolino, Bianco, Bonino, Bosco, Bosio, Bruno, Cavallo, Cerutti, Costa, Esposito, Ferrara, Ferrari, Ferraris, Ferrero, Ferro, Fiore, Fontana, Franco, Gallo, Gentile, Giordano, Grasso, Greco, Grosso, Leone, Lombardo, Longo, Marino, Martino, Merlo, Morello, Musso, Negro, Olivero, Perino, Piovano, Rizzo, Romano, Ronco, Rossi, Rosso, Russo, Sacco, Serra, Testa.

Church archives in Torino 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 Castellamonte and Torino 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 Torino.

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 Castellamonte, or if you have questions regarding your family in Castellamonte, 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


10 Messages to “Genealogy in Castellamonte”
  1. Rachel says:

    I am searching for family members in the Enrietti line. Batista Enrietti (B:1876) is married to Giovannina Pautasso. Batista’s mother was Margaret Furman? I have records stating Giovannina’s parents are Vincent Pautasso and Teresa Molinatto. I am looking for any additional information. I have been searching for years! Looking for a miracle!

  2. Mark Leonard says:

    My grandfather Mario Michela came to America in the early 1900’s.He was a musician. His youngest brother Peter I visited in Castellamonte/Ivrea in the mid-1970’s. He had retired from Olivetti. He only had daughters that I met then and I believe all were married. i would like to maintain contact with them.
    Any help would be appreciated. Mario also had a sister Gemma, older and a brother Valentino who came to the Albany NY, USA area whom I knew.

  3. John says:

    I’m looking for any feedback on my relatives with the surname of “ Carlevatti or Carlevatto” my research has lead me to the Castellamonte region of Italy…. any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

  4. Lynne says:

    I am seeking records on my family, surname Fenoglio. I know my grandfather was born in castellamonte in the late 1800’s. His name was Lorenzo I believe because he was called Lawrenceville in America. He had 2 brothers that I know of Ansel and Anton.
    I would be forever great full for any information including when they came to America.
    My Grandmother was also a Fenoglio being third cousin’s with Lawrence. She was born in Montague, Texas though.

  5. kori says:

    I am researching my grandmothers side Battista Enrietti born 1876 in Castellamonte,Piemonte Italy to Margherita Gherna and Battista Michelle Enrietti. Im trying to gather some more information. Thank you!

  6. Candace says:

    I am researching my family and looking for information on my great-grandparents, Pietro and Catherine (nee Car) Quilico. He was born in Castellamonte, in Piemonte and we believe he was baptized in town at St. Peter and St. Paul Church. He also served in the Italian army before emigrating to the United States sometime during 1890s. Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.

  7. Joe says:

    I am looking for information on the Peila surname. My great-grandfather was a Charles Peila who came from Castellamonte. He had worked for the Prince. Any information would be appreciated.

  8. Linsey says:

    I am trying to find out more about my great great grandparents and their birth/marriage certificates.
    They were married in castellamonte on 16th of April 1896 and moved to South Africa soon after. My great great grand mothers maiden name was Guilia Vicario I believe and she was born 13/12/1877 or there abouts. All I have on my great great grandfather is the name he signed on Guilias death notice which is Joseph Perino

    Please help thank you

  9. DMichael says:

    I’m researching my family and know they came from Castellamonte. My Great, Great, Grandfather’s name is Giuseppe Carli. He had a daughter named Margaret Carli, my Great Grandmother. I believe Margaret was born in 1884… not sure when Giuseppe Carli was born.. Margaret was 1 of 13 children and moved to America and had 3 kids: Katie, Dom, and Ada. Any new info on Giuseppe would be helpful.

  10. Mrs A Rees says:

    I am researching my family tree and looking for ancestors who came from Castellamonte. The surname I am looking for is BERNARDI. My great grandfather’s first name was Antonio and he was born in 1850. Unfortunately I cannot find out the names of his mother and father. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you

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