Genealogy in Isnello

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Isnello, 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 Palermo province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Isnello registrar as of that date.

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Isnello. As more your surname is common in Isnello, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Isnello archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Palermo province are:
Aiello, Amato, Barone, Battaglia, Bruno, Caruso, Catalano, Costa, Cusimano, D’Amico, D’Angelo, Di Maggio, Di Salvo, Ferrante, Ferrara, Gambino, Geraci, Giordano, Greco, La Barbera, La Rosa, Lo Cascio, Lombardo, Macaluso, Mancuso, Maniscalco, Mannino, Marchese, Marino, Martorana, Mazzola, Messina, Mineo, Orlando, Palazzolo, Parisi, Pecoraro, Piazza, Randazzo, Rizzo, Romano, Russo, Sciortino, Siragusa, Taormina, Tarantino, Vassallo, Vitale.

Church archives in Palermo province may instead contain even older information, but they are far less accessible from abroad (and almost impossible by email).
In anycase, if you want to try to contact churches, here there is the list of parishes today in Isnello

Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Isnello and Palermo 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 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Isnello, or if you have questions regarding your family in Isnello, 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 isnello@italianside.com


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One Message to “Genealogy in Isnello”
  1. Don says:

    Ciao,

    We will be coming to Isnello, in October and will
    try to research my family genealogy while
    there. I would very much like to have you help us
    with this research. Please write an explain how
    you might be able to help and what it might
    cost.

    Grazie,

    Don Cerniglia

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