Genealogy in Sicignano degli Alburni

Region: Campania Province: Salerno

Tracing your Italian roots back to Sicignano degli Alburni, in Salerno province, Campania region?

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

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

Civil Records in Sicignano degli Alburni

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 Sicignano degli Alburni Town Hall archives as of that date.

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

So, if your ancestors lived in Sicignano degli Alburni during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Sicignano degli Alburni 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 Sicignano degli Alburni !)
  • Churches: where they were baptized or married
  • (If you can’t visit Sicignano degli Alburni, 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 Sicignano degli Alburni 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 Sicignano degli Alburni. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Sicignano degli Alburni 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 Sicignano degli Alburni

    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 Sicignano degli Alburni 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 Sicignano degli Alburni:


    S. MATTEO E S. MARGHERITA – Piazza Plebiscito

    S. GIOVANNI BATTISTA – Via Giardini – Terranova

    S. MARIA DEI MAGI – Via III Maggio

    For our experience, if you plan to come here to visit Sicignano degli Alburni, 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 Sicignano degli Alburni 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 Sicignano degli Alburni too.

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

    17 thoughts on “Genealogy in Sicignano degli Alburni”

    1. Hello. Looking for information about the D’Antonio (sometimes spelled Di Antonio) family from this region. I think I traced back to the 1700’s. Onofrio, Antonio, Lorenzo, Luigi, Franceso. I am trying to plan a visit in the next couple years and would like to find out more about them. Churches they attended, where they are buried, et. Thank you!

    2. comment to VIRGINIA:

      I suppose you spoke about Vincenzo Germano, born in 1885 and brother of Enrico Germano (the other 2 brothers are Vito Giovanni Germano, born in 1889 and Giusepep germano, born in 1893), born in 1896, Enrico Germano was my grandfather, father of my father Claudio germano, emigrated in Switzerland in 1956. I am born in 1963 and i live in Switzerland since my birth.

      Enrico Germano

    3. My great great grandfather Giuseppe Monaco, immigrated to Utica N.Y in the late 1800’s from sicignano. On his burial records, his parents are listed as Francesca and Mattio Carnivale. Any information or ideas would be appreciated.

    4. I am looking for confirmation that family did actually come from Sicignano. The surname is Alterisi. Family would be Angelo and Carminella Alterisi. Children would be Antonio, Joseph, Luigi, Micheal, and Pasquale (all boys). The youngest born 1899, Pasquale Alterisi. I would love to hear from anyone with information about this family. Thank you!

    5. Hello, Im looking for family surname in Salerno, I believe sicignano degli alburni

      Name is Matilde Corrado – born about 1865-1880 — married Francesco Paulo Veglia

      Surnames – Corrado, Veglia — spelling may vary

      Thank you

    6. Hello, I’m looking for family info on great grandfather’s family from Sicignano degli Alburni

      Raffaele (maybe Raffaelo originally) DeRosa born May 1865
      Brother Michael, born abt. 1862
      Mother Maria, born August 1829

      Any info on father, other siblings, addresses, etc. would be appreciated.

    7. My great grandmothers’ name was Mary/Maria DeBarss or DeBaru from Sicignano, Italy. She was born around 1830 and married a James Germain/Germano. I can’t find anything out about her at all.

    8. Hello my last name is Sicignano and I would like to know where my ancestors are from. This is my very first search. Don’t know what you need but any help would be appreciated.

    9. I recently learned my three times great grandfather Gregorio D’Elia was born in Sicignano in 1818. He may have spent some of his early childhood in Naples and we know he fought with Francesco Stocco during the unification war. We also know of at least one son Achille who either stayed in Sicignano or went to Serrastretta where my grandfather Gregorio D’Elia was born in 1890. Looking for any help to try and put the pieces together.

    10. Hi, I am looking for info on Francesco Germano (aka Frank Germain), born about 1849 in Sicignano. Also James Germano, Louis Germano, Vincenzo Germano, Maria Antonia Furlano born about 1860. Thanks for any assistance !!!

    11. My grandfather was born in/around Sicignano Degli Alburni, Italy. His name was Nicholas James Zammiello.

      He was born in 1886 and came to the US around 1895. I have been told his sister, name unknown, married a Bianco and that a Bianco family member still lives in that house via s. sofia.

      How can I find out more about his family members living and deceased in Italy, naturalization in the US, etc.?

      1. Hi,
        My name is Marilyn Bianco Haga. My grandfather is also from Degli Alburni.
        We visited the Bianco family in 1980. My father was Thomas Bianco 29 Talmadge Street Poughkeepsie, New York He was the Plumbming Inspector there for forty years. His relatives are Zammiello’s

    12. Visiting Sicignano, today, for the first time. My Grandfather was born on December 11 1900 in this town of Sicignano. My understanding is that his father had the same name and mother may have been Carmella? Not sure if that is accurate. Hoping I can find some, any information when I visiting later this morning. I just came across this email or you would have heard from me sooner.

    13. My grandmother (Maria Carmela De Perna) and my great uncle (Carmino De Perna) were from Sicignano. We got this information from ship manifest. He came to the US before 1900 and she came in 1906.
      How can I get more information?

    14. trying to find info on my grandfather…listed as arriving in america on april 8, 1914…listed his hometown as sicignano, italy…

      his name: giuseppe dinigro

      his father: pietro dinigro

      thank you!

    15. Hello
      other common surname in Sicignano Degli Alburni
      Mandia, Monaco, Cavallo, Corrieri, D`Elia, Prignano, Carnevale, D`Accunto, Citro.


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