Genealogy in Teano

If you search your ancestors in Teano, Campania, info about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives or at the parishes.

In towns and villages of Campania and in Caserta province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Teano registrar as of that date.

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Teano from the Italian Unification (1861) an important info to understand how many people lived there in the past.

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Teano. As more your surname is common in Teano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Teano archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Caserta province are:
Barbato, Colella, Conte, Coppola, Corvino, Crisci, D’Angelo, De Lucia, De Rosa, Di Nuzzo, Diana, Esposito, Fabozzi, Farina, Ferrara, Ferraro, Fusco, Gallo, Guida, Iodice, Izzo, Letizia, Lombardi, Marino, Martino, Mastroianni, Merola, Mottola, Natale, Pagano, Palmieri, Papa, Pascarella, Pellegrino, Piccirillo, Piccolo, Piscitelli, Raucci, Ricciardi, Riccio, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Salzillo, Santoro, Schiavone, Tartaglione, Vitale.

Church archives in Caserta 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.

In case you want to visit churches, these are the addresses of parishes active today in Teano:


SANTI COSMA E DAMIANO – P.zza S. Maria la Nova

S. MARIA CELESTINA – P.zza Vittoria

S. PARIDE – Via Anfiteatro, 1 – Teano Scalo

S. GIULIANO – Via Chiesa



SS. TRINITA’ – Via Chiesa

S. VITALIANO – Via Chiesa – Tranzi

S. PIETRO APOSTOLO – Via Corticeri

S. MARCO EVANGELISTA – Via Doddi, 32 – San Marco di Teano

S. EUSTACHIO – Via S. Eustachio

SPIRITO SANTO – Via S. Gaetano

S. MARCELLO PAPA – Via Termine

If you have the opportunity to visit Teano and Caserta province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself, but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.
For our experience is better to start to search months before your arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices and with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

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

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.

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Teano just leave a message below in the comment area

If your research is in a dead end and you need professional help from our local Italian genealogists write to our expert in Teano area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. Rose says:

    I am seeking a birth certificate for my grandfather Pietro Lepre born in Teano in 1880. His wife Carolina (Ferrara) Lepre born in Teano in 1882 and their first child Vincenza Lepre born in Teano in 1908. I will need these documents in order to apply for dual citizenship.

  2. Carlo says:

    My grandfather, Raffaele Mottola, was born in Teano on 23 February 1885. On 28 October 1913, he left Napoli on the steamship Stampalia to join his brothers Vincenzo and Francesco Mottola in Philadelphia, Pennsylania, USA. He was joined at a later date by his wife Colomba (born in Italy about 1887) and his daughter Filomina (born in Italy about 1910).
    Any information you can provide on these or any other family members would be greatly appreciated.

  3. Dorothy says:

    Any information for Gaitano Teano born Aug. 5, 1855 Italy death Nov. 7, 1903
    Baltimore MD buried St. Vincent Cemetery. Nick names Garta/Gavla?

  4. Erica says:

    I am looking for info on my family last name DiGennaro. My great grandfather marriano was born in 1869.

  5. Dennis says:

    Looking for information related to my grandfather Dominico Boragine who arrived May 9th 1921 at Ellis Island along with his sister Rosa. He was listed as 11 Years old, although there is some debate and his birthplace as Teano. He may have been accompanied by an aunt – a Carmela Scialdone who was married to Nicola Boragine.

    • Tammy says:

      My Grandfather Mario Boragine and his sister arrived at Ellis Island about the same time. Their parents were murdered and family members sent them to the USA to live with an Aunt who arrived a few years earlier. They resided in Rhode Island and later my grandfather moved to Walpole, MA.

  6. Angela says:

    My mother’s name was Angela Teano, her father was Anthony Teano and came to America
    In the late 1800’s through Ellis Island. I am 87 years old.

  7. charlotte teano says:

    searching for my true last name and info for sylvestre & gusippe teano. they came to america late 1800’s and settled in baltimore maryland just down from the Basilica that had many st. thomas aquinas stained glass windows…My dad used to tell us stories about the count & countess teano and some history of the royal family of teano with theadora teano giving birth to St Thomas Aquinas around 1225 and he became a saint but died when he was about 45ish. I think theadora was married to landulf (the count)…I figure that when the two young men came into america they said they were from Teano so that was what someone decided to say their name was….I never met my grandfather sylvestre but I did meet uncle Joe his brother when i was very young..My grandfather had a horse & cart and sold vegetables around the city of baltimore, lexington market area and lived on mulberry street, just down from the basillica. he and my grandmother had 9 or 10 children and had a great life in the city…I would like to know what my real last name is…….If you know the story maybe you can enlighten me…thanks

    • Dorothy says:

      Hello Charlotte I also have grandfather Sylvester Teano who had brother Joseph. Immigrated to us 1800’s Had fruit cart lived in baltimore Md. There father Andrew (Andrea) Teano had 4 sons Sylvester A. Teano born Italy 1872, Vincent R. Teano born Italy 1876, Joseph F. Teano born Md 1888, and Anthony Teano Born MD 1886. Sylvester And Wife Honora (Nora) had 7 living children and lived East Mulberry St Baltimore City Md. I believe Teano is your correct last name most first names were changed. I also heard the name Teano had been shorten but not changed. I have more Teano information if you feel this is your grandfather. What was your fathers name?

      • Dorothy says:

        Is your grandfather Carroll Teano Born Baltimore Md 1906? If so My grandfather was Vincent Martin Teano Born Baltimore 1895 his brother. LOL let me know!

  8. Terri says:

    I’m looking for family history in the Caserta, Italy area. Tommasino (Antonio b Oct 18, 1887) Married Marie Maddalena (Marcatoni?) from Sessa, Italy (b Feb 15, 1891)
    Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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  10. Richard says:

    Was told over my young years that my Grandfather Luighi Antonio Rioles emergratyd from Teano about 1900. I believe that my grandmother, my Uncle Anthony and my father Nicholas were with him. They ended in Providence, RI. My Aunt Angie (Anglia) came over in 1909.. Any information will be appreciated.
    Thank you

  11. Ann Laura says:

    I am trying to find if I have any relatives in Teano, Italy. My grandfather was Antonio Annaldo (or Arnaldo), DOB: 2/4/?year. Antonio married Lorenza Mancini (born in 1984 and died in Lawrence, MA (USA)in April, 1916. Together they had 4 children; John DOB: 1-11-1911; then after they came to the USA in Dec., 1911, they had Arniboli DOB: 2-16-1913 and Anna DOB: 2-13-15. Their was also a baby girl born April, 1916 who died at birth along with her mother.

    • Kristyn says:

      Antonio Annaldo was my great great grandfather. Do you have anymore information on him?

    • Gina says:

      Antonio Annaldo waa my Grandfather I am the daughter of Lucy Annaldo Santurri . May I ask where u both fall in the family tree ? I may or may not have answers for you ..Feel free to contact me

  12. Linda says:

    Both of my grandparents were born in Teano, but I could only find my grandfather ‘s draft card from US for WWI. The following is information for both :

    Nicola D’Andrea (grandfather) born 23 December either 1892 or 1895. Mother’s name Maria

    Giovannina Spaziano (grandmother) born 25 February 1901. Mother’s name Angela/Angelina

    Any info would be appreciated 🙂

  13. Robin says:

    My great grandfather Antonio Longo born abt 1867 married Pasqualina Nardone born abt 1873 both traveled to Providence, RI. He came on the Calabria arriving Mar 22, 1905. She came on the Roma arriving May 25, 1909 with her daughter’s my grandmother Giovannina Longo born Aug 20, 1896 and great aunt Carolina Longo born Nov 29, 1902.

    My great grandfather had a brother/cousin by the name of Fred Longo born abt 1872.

    My grandfather Guiseppe De Biasio was born Mar 19, 1887 in Teano came Providence, RI about the same time as Antonio Longo. Guiseppe had a brother/cousin named Pasquale De Biasio.

    Pasqualina Nardone mother’s maiden name was Conte.

    Any info greatly appreciated, my Uncle did travel to Teano many years ago and met some family – would love to connect.

  14. james zambelli says:

    Searching for any records of Zambelli…especially in San Guiliano, teano, caserta.

  15. linda borenstein says:

    I am trying to find the birth and death record for my great great grandfather Pietro Giarrusso

    • Mino says:

      I am trying to find any detail about my grand-grand father ISAAC TIANO who most probably was born in Teano and immigrated to Salonique (Greece)late 18th early 19th century.

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