Genealogy in Angri

Region: Campania Province: Salerno

Tracing your Italian roots back to Angri, in Salerno province, Campania region?

This comprehensive guide empowers you to understand the records available in Angri, unlocking your family’s rich history.
Where to Begin Your Ancestry Journey in Angri
If your ancestral trail leads to Angri, Italy, their vital records are likely housed in two key locations:

  • Angri City Hall Archives: Established in 1809, these archives hold civil registry records like births, marriages, and deaths for Angri residents since then.
  • Angri Parish Churches: For records pre-dating 1809 or for religious ceremonies, exploring Angri’s parish church archives might be necessary.

Civil Records in Angri

In towns and villages of Campania and in Salerno province civil registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Angri Town Hall archives as of that date.

(If your goal is to get your Italian Citizenship and you need official certificates from Angri Municipality, follow this link).

So, if your ancestors lived in Angri during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Angri to know more: our local expert is ready to help you in your research!
With his deep knowledge of people and local history he will assist you not only finding names and dates (births, marriages, deaths) but he will reveal to you many other precious information on the life of your ancestors available in the old registers.

  • Professions: do you know what your ancestors did for a living? Our genealogist will be able to give you this info!
  • Addresses: the house where your family lived (a great information if you intend to visit Angri !)
  • Churches: where they were baptized or married
  • (If you can’t visit Angri, our researcher will give you the necessary info to find by yourself the relevant places on the maps available online)

  • Signatures: if your ancestors knew how to write, he will be able to show you their original signatures.
  • Any other useful info available on the old documents.
  • Are you interested in this? Write us at or fill this form

    Next picture shows the demographic trends in Angri from the Italian Unification (1861).
    This is a necessary info to understand how many people lived in the town in the past.


    To go on quickly in your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Angri. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Angri archives, expecially if you have not exact dates (there could be cases of homonymy).
    It’s useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Salerno province are:
    Alfano, Amato, Annunziata, Apicella, Bruno, Califano, Caputo, Cirillo, Coppola, Cuomo, D’Amato, D’Ambrosio, D’Angelo, De Luca, De Martino, De Rosa, Esposito, Ferraioli, Ferrara, Gallo, Giordano, Greco, Grimaldi, Iannone, Lamberti, Landi, Manzo, Marino, Napoli, Pagano, Palumbo, Pellegrino, Pepe, Rinaldi, Rizzo, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Senatore, Sessa, Sica, Sorrentino, Tortora, Trotta, Vitale, Vitolo, Volpe.

    Church Records in Angri

    Church archives in Salerno province may store even older information. You will find religious records of the same events (births, marriages and deaths) but, most important, you could go further back in time!
    So in case you would like to go back in centuries, it’s good for you to know that the parish registers in Campania started during 1500!

    Parish archives are far less accessible expecially from abroad and very hard to read and decipher if you are not used and skilled.
    But our local genealogists, are graduated in history and archivistics so, with their expertise, they can research the church registers of Angri on your behalf to gather info about your family history during centuries.

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

    S. MARIA DEL CARMINE – Via Annunziata

    REGINA PACIS – Via Nazionale

    SS. ANNUNZIATA – Via P. Annunziata

    For our experience, if you plan to come here to visit Angri, we always suggest to start the research months before the arrival.
    This because a comprehensive genealogy research is time consuming!

    Starting from home, you will have time to get a complete research avoiding to waste your holidays in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy .
    (Remember that archives are not open to public and officers and priests are not required by law to give you access to the local archives)
    With the results gathered by our genealogist and translated in your language before your arrival, you will have the possibility to plan carefully your visit.
    In this way you will have more free time to enjoy your tour to the roots on your ancestors footsteps.

    Another important source of information are the notary documents available to expert researchers in the State Archives of Salerno.

    If you need a professional help from our local genealogist in Angri area , write to or fill the form here.

    Our expert will study your request and will reply to you with a plan and a quote for your family research.

    If you think to contact the town hall by yourself, we suggest you to read our tips for your search. They are useful advices to search in Campania and of course in Angri too.

    Here below you can read the messages received from other visitors in Angri forum:
    if you only want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy in Angri feel free to leave a message below.

    14 thoughts on “Genealogy in Angri”

    1. I wonder if I have any living relatives in or around Angri, Italy. My great-grandfather was Joseph Muscarello, his wife was Maria Desiderio.

      The Muscarello name seemed to be spelled a few different ways.
      Giuseppe Muscariello Moscarella Muscarello
      B:31 Jan 1887 Angri, Salerno, Campania, Italy

      D:8 February 1960 Brooklyn, New York

    2. My grandfather Pasquale Padovano, born on October 10th 1882, Angri, Italy . He married Josephine Pascuilo, born in 1885, also Angri, Italy. Iimmigrated to the US arrived around 1902 or so, have some information that they started their intent to naturalize around 1910. They had 11 children all residing in the county of Staten Island, New York City.

    3. Would like to find any family still alive and living in Angi, Italy. My grandfather was born in Angri and travelled to the United States when he was approximately 10 years old alone. Possibly aboard the ship Sant’Anna from Naples, arriving on April 12, 1911. It is possible he was passenger number 101107040286. My grandfathers name was Giovanni Novi.

    4. my grandfather Oscar Fiechter was born in Angri 2 February 1878. His mothers name before marriage was Anna Realfonso, his father was
      Emil Arturo Fiechter. I am trying to find out any possible relatives. Thank you.

    5. Raquel Lindaas

      I am researching the Pannone family from Angri. Domenico Pannone was born there on 16 Apr 1883. He emigrated to New York as a young man. I am looking for research help to trace his lineage in Angri.

    6. Looking for information about Giovanni Giordano born Nov 1869, his wife Maria Del Pezzo (Pizzo) born Feb 1864 and daughters Teresa (Feb 1891) and Anna (10 October 1892). The family arrived at Ellis Island on 18 December 1898 from Naples aboard the Tartar Prince. According to the ship manifest their last residence was Angri, Salerno Province. Giovanni and Maria married about 1888 but I don’t know the town. I assume Angri. The only other information I know us Giovanni was a carpenter by trade
      I am hoping to find Giovanni and Maria’s marriage record and birth records of all, especially for Anna and any other information of the family time in Angri.

    7. Looking for information regarding Giovanni D’Antonio born 1/10/1885 in Angri, Italy. Looking for his parents and siblings. He was married to Elvira (no last name) born 6/2/1888 she’s from Utiona, Italy. They were married on 9/14/1908 in Angri, Italy. They came to United States and left from Naples on 6/28/1910 on Ss America and arrived 12/24/1910. Ant information on Giovanni or Elvira would be greatly appreciated.

      1. My grandfather, Alessandro D’Antonio came here through Ellis Island when he was a little boy. Around 1900 or 1903. He lived in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY. He had many siblings but I don’t know exactly what their names were.

    8. My mother was Lugia Ruggiero and was from Angri Italy. She was married to Carmine Farrioli who was from Salerno, he died in 1943 in Providence, RI.
      We have been looking for anyone who might have any information about her relatives. They all lived in Brooklyn, NY at one time.

    9. My grandfather, Ciro Abate, was born in Angri on September27, 1887. He married Carmela Fattorusso. He had a brother Cosimo who migrated to Argentina around 1902. I believe his father’s name was Gerardo Abate.
      Any information would be appreciated.

    10. My great grandfather Raffaele Scarpati (or Scarpato) was born April 5th 1884 to parents Gennaro Scarpati (o) and Caterina Falcone. The family left Angri around 1900. Hoping to find anymore information on the family from their time in Angri – marriage certificates of Gennaro and Caterina, birth certificates for my great grandfather and his siblings…Thank you.

    11. My grandmother Anna LaFamina was born in Angri, 27 April 1883. Her mothers name before marriage was Luisa Gallo, her father was John LaFamina, I am trying to find any possible relatives. Please help.

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