Genealogy in Itri

If you search your ancestors in Itri, in the province of Latina, Lazio region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.

Civil Records in Itri

In towns and villages of Lazio and in Latina province registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Itri town hall archives as of that date.

(If your goal is to claim your Italian Dual Citizenship in Itri follow this link).

So, if your ancestors lived in Itri during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Itri to know more: our local expert is ready to help you in your research!

Otherwise, if you think to contact the town hall by yourself, we suggest you to read our tips for your search. They are useful to search in Lazio and of course in Itri too!

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

To proceed faster with your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Itri. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Itri archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Latina province are:
Battisti, Bianchi, Cardillo, Conte, De Angelis, De Meo, De Santis, Esposito, Forte, Fusco, Lauretti, Lombardi, Mancini, Pannozzo, Parisella, Ricci, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Testa.

Church Records in Itri

Church archives in Latina 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 Latina started during 1500!

They are far less accessible from abroad (and even not easy to browse and to read if you are not used and skilled) but our local genealogist can research the church archives of Itri on your behalf.

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

S. MARIA MAGGIORE – P.zza Annunziata

Anyway for our experience, even if you plan to come here, we always suggest to start the research months before the arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps, starting from the info gathered by our genealogists.

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

If you need a professional help from our local genealogists write to or follow this link.

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

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

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  1. Dorothea says:

    My father, Aurelio Valentino Nofi was born in Itri, Italy 2-14-24. My great, great, great Grandfather was Pasquale Maria Nofi. My grandfather was Albert Aurelio Nofi. Are there any Nofi’s remaining in Itri? Thank you, Dorothea

  2. John says:

    Looking for information on my great grandfather Micheal Masella . We know he live in Itri, Italy. His wife was Philomena Azzariti (1847-1949.). All we know he die around 1906, that when his wife and children come to USA.

  3. Anita says:

    Looking for any living relatives of my grandfather and his brother who came from Itri around the turn if the last century…
    Gussippi Paschal Itri and His brother Samual. Their mom’s first name was Rose. I believe their sister was still alive in 1954 when her brothers, my grandfather and great uncle made a visit to Itri.

  4. Karen says:

    I just went to the itri commune to ask for my families records. They claimed that they were in the archives in Latina. And if I wanted him to get them I would have to pay 50 eu. They were not very accommodating.

  5. Jeanne says:

    Looking to see any relatives in Itri Grandfather was Joseph DiPrete and grand mother was Victoria Pena They came from Itri to Rhode Island (Cranston in the late 1800s

  6. Julie says:

    Looking for information on my grandfather’s family. Did Pasquale Figliozzi have siblings? He left Itri in 1911-ish.

  7. Laura says:

    I am planning a visit in 2018, and was wondering if there are any family members still in Itri. My maternal grandparents were from Itri, Anthony and Mary Maggiacomo. My moms oldest sibling was born there also, the rest were born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    • Marisa says:

      Hi my mum was born in itri 1933 her father m was lugi maggiacomo I plan to visit itri this may I do have an uncle and aunt there my uncle is fedele maggiacomo I also have cousins around itri with this surname

    • Luanne says:

      Hi Laura. I believe I’m your cousin Luanne. My dad was Luigi (Louis). I think your mom was Eleanor? I know your post is a few years old but I’ve just come across it today. You are referring to Aunt Mary being from Itri. I always thought our family came from Sicily because Maggiacomo is a Sicilian name (according to Google lol). I’m actually in Rome right now and I am going to spend a few days in Itri.

  8. John says:

    Trying to find information in my great grandfather Michel Masella, was married to Filomena Azzariti.

  9. Kristyne says:

    I am hoping you can help me fine information on my husbands grandparents and greatgrandparents:
    Nicliolas (Nicholas) Petrillo b. 3 September 1886 or 24 September 1886 Itri, Italy
    Antonetta Ferroile Petrillo b. ?
    I believe they married in Itri before sailing to America