Genealogy in Belluno

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Belluno. As more your surname is common in Belluno, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Belluno archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Belluno province are:
Bernardi, Bianchet, Bogo, Bortoluzzi, Bortot, Bristot, Casagrande, Casanova, Cassol, Colle, Corso, Costa, Da Col, Da Rold, Dal Farra, Dal Magro, Dal Mas, Dal Pont, De Barba, De Bastiani, De Bona, De Bortoli, De Col, De Min, De Toffol, Del Favero, D’Inca’, Facchin, Faoro, Fontana, Fontanive, Ganz, Marcon, Mazzucco, Menardi, Rech, Reolon, Rossi, Sacchet, Sommacal, Soppelsa, Tabacchi, Tormen, Viel, Zanella, Zanon, Zatta.

Church archives in Belluno 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 Belluno and Belluno 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 Venezia.

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


  1. Daniel says:


    I am the family genealogist for our family. We are interested in hearing from those with the surname Faoro (Nalet)from Belluno. My grandfather Fiorovante Faoro, he came to America and first settled in Iowa ( approx. 1920’s)to work with his two brothers. Later moving to Dolton, Illinois.

    Mile Grazie

  2. Mark says:

    Looking for relatives of Giovanni Faccetti of Trichiana and Marietta Canale of San Antionio Tortal. These are my grandparents.

  3. Dal Molin says:

    buongiorno ricerco i miei antenati Dal Molin che hanno vissuto a Belluno e Tisoi.

  4. Jim says:

    Seeking information on parents and ancestors of Carlo (Charles)Camilus De Rudio, born 26 Aug 1932 in Belluno, Venitia Province. Charles becomes a notable figure in America later in life. Ancestors supposedly governors of Belluno in the past. Father may have been Aquia Di Rudio or Ercole Placido.

    Any information or links will be appreciated.

  5. Marcel says:

    I have the exact date of a marriage in 1855 of some of my ancestors at a parish church near Belluno. I figure that with that record I will know their parents’ names and their ages. But it seems that such archives are not online. And I don’t live in Italy (actually, not even in Europe). So, what would you think could be the way to get a copy or certificate of the record I am looking for?
    Thanks for any advice.

  6. Gabriela (and Cristina) says:

    Hello, sorry for answering so late. I didn’t check the site.
    Yes, one of Ida’s daughter is called Estela, she’s my aunt.
    But if Ida is your grandmother’s sister and Ida was my grandmother in someway we are cousins.
    I don’t have Facebook. Let’s try a way to get in touch.

  7. Debbie says:

    I am looking for information on Noe Bottignole born 1800’s, married Angela Teresa DeZorzi. They lived Belluno, Veneto. Had a son named Domenico who immigrated to the US, and was married to Angela Bombassaro. The name was changed to Buttignoli in the US, Noe wuld be my great great grandfather.


  8. Cherilyn says:

    I am trying to get information on my great grandfather who’s name is Luigi Conte born in Arsie on the 26th of May 1848. He married Catterina Maccagnan on the 24th February 1873. My search has stopped with Luigi. What I’m looking for is luigi’s mum and dad’s names and their date of birth etc. to further my investigations. If you can help I would so appreciate it.

  9. Céline says:

    Hello !

    I’m searching informations about my grand-father’s family. My grand father was Gino De Barba. He left Italia since the 2nd war as a soldier, and he staid in france after the war.

  10. Gloria says:

    My grandmother Bernice Sommacal came to Canada via Castle Garden, New York in 1887. Along with her sister Mary, brothers Alessandro and Bartolo they were accompanied by their uncle Angelo, aunt Maria and grandmother Catarina. I was told my grandmother’s parents, John and Louisa were killed, possibly in a fire. They travelled to France and boarded the ship La Bourgogne, arriving in New York on 20 June 1887. I am travelling to Belluno next month and would appreciate any suggestions or advice you can give me. Please note records from Castle Garden spell their last name Sommouel and Bernice is noted as Gona. thank you

  11. vauthier says:

    Bonjour je souhaiterais avoir des renseignements au sujet de mon arrière arrière grand-pére Angelo Zandomeneghi qui est née aux alentours de 1890 merci de me répondre cordialement

  12. Catherine says:

    In search of my grandparents Gaetano Levis 6-4-1890 looking for his father and mother of Belluno Ponte nelli alpi In search of Angelina Nee Reolon Levis 9-14- 1890 Looking for her parents as well. Also looking for Birth records or any thing on the family.I have information from when they came to America i just need some thing form Italy thank you hope for an answer

    • Gabriela says:

      My grandmother Ida Reolon’s eldest sister was Angelina Reolon (married Levis) who came to the US whereas her brother and sisters went to Argentina. My grandmother Ida Reolon met again her sister Angelina around 1968 when she came to the US to accompany her daughter and family who had transferred here.

      • catherine says:

        Hello, If your Grandmother was born about 1906 please contact me.

        • Gabriela (and Cristina) says:

          Our grandmother Ida Reolon was born around 1906 (or 1908) in Roncan (Ponte nelle Alpi in Italy). Her sisters were Angelina, Carlotta, Clelia and Maria. Her brother was Giuseppe.

          • catherine says:

            Hello again,this page is not letting me give you my email,sorry.. Yes Ida is my Grandmother’s sister..I have Birth records for all of children .Is Ida’s daughter’s name Istela ? ..What part of Argentina did our family go to, I would like to search for more information on the Reolon side, As I only know who are Grandparents and Great grandparents and Greatgreat Grandparents are.I wish there was a way were we could connect… I will try an find you on Facebook if you have one do you still carry the last name ?

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