Genealogy in Belluno

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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

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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 belluno@italianside.com


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3 Messages to “Genealogy in Belluno”
  1. 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

  2. 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.

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