Genealogy in Siculiana

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

Registry offices in Sicilia and in Agrigento province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Siculiana registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Siculiana. As more your surname is common in Siculiana, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Siculiana archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Agrigento province are:
Alaimo, Amato, Argento, Arnone, Bellavia, Bono, Burgio, Butera, Cacciatore, Carlino, Castronovo, Ciaccio, Cipolla, Colletti, Costanza, Cuffaro, Cusumano, Di Caro, Ferraro, Gallo, Gambino, Giardina, Greco, Iacono, Indelicato, La Porta, La Rocca, Lauricella, Licata, Lombardo, Mangione, Maniscalco, Marino, Messina, Miceli, Montalbano, Morreale, Mule’, Palumbo, Patti, Piazza, Rizzo, Russo, Sanfilippo, Tuttolomondo, Vaccaro, Vella, Volpe.

Church archives in Agrigento 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 Siculiana and Agrigento 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.

In anycase, if you want to try to contact churches, here there is the info about parishes today in Siculiana

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Palermo.

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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Siculiana, or if you have questions regarding your family in Siculiana, just leave a message below

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to .
Our expert in Siculiana area will reply to you


6 Messages to “Genealogy in Siculiana”
  1. Michael says:

    Hello I’m trying to pin point exactly what part of Sicily my family is from. The last name is Letizia , once in America, my family settled in Philadelphia pa,. Any information on where or how to start my search would be great.

  2. Giuseppe says:

    Potrei conoscere i miei diretti antenati?
    Mio padre si chiamava Andrea Bentivegna(nato in (Siculiana)e mia madre si chiamava Gerlanda Salvo nata in (Siculiana).


  3. Kathleen says:

    My grandfather Francesco Migliarese had a daughter Anna Migliarese born April 22 1836. I believe his wife’s name was Antonia Ravasco. Any information on this?

  4. Daniela says:

    Hello…..I would like found some kind of info to the last name La Gambina.
    thanks a lot!!!!

  5. Justin says:

    Any info on La Gambina

  6. Stefano says:

    Hello my father was born here in 1920 Siculiana from father di Pietro Marino and Mother di marsala Giacoma . Any information would be great .

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