Genealogy in Castiglione di Sicilia
If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Castiglione di Sicilia, 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 Catania province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Castiglione di Sicilia registrar as of that date.
Before to start your genealogy research in Castiglione di Sicilia, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Sicilia and in Castiglione di Sicilia too.
In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Castiglione di Sicilia from the Italian Unification (1861).
It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Castiglione di Sicilia. As more your surname is common in Castiglione di Sicilia, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Castiglione di Sicilia archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Catania province are:
Arena, Barbagallo, Caruso, Catania, Cavallaro, Coco, Corrao, Consoli, Di Bella, Di Mauro, Di Stefano, Fichera, Finocchiaro, Giuffrida, Grasso, Greco, La Rosa, Leonardi, Leotta, Licciardello, Lombardo, Longo, Marino, Marletta, Maugeri, Messina, Musumeci, Nicolosi, Nicotra, Pappalardo, Patanè, Pennisi, Platania, Privitera, Puglisi, Pulvirenti, Raciti, Rapisarda, Rizzo, Russo, Sapienza, Sciacca, Sciuto, Scuderi, Spampinato, Strano, Torrisi, Trovato, Zappal