Genealogy in Cumiana

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

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Cumiana. As more your surname is common in Cumiana, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Cumiana 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 Cumiana 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 Cumiana, or if you have questions regarding your family in Cumiana, 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 cumiana@italianside.com

1 Comment

  1. camille says:

    Bonjour
    Je cherche à retrouver la trace de mes ancêtres nés à Cumiana :
    – François Tarquino né vers 1855 fils de Laurent Tarquino et de Josephine Genesio
    et sa femme :
    – Maria Issoglio née vers 1859
    Mariés avant 1886

    Merci !

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