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Discover your Italian family history and start your family tree. Access many genealogy records including Census, Land and Cemetery records. This  website is dedicated to making  Italian ancestry research  as free as possible. However, that is not always easy. There are a limited number of free  resources available  so you may have  already seen some of these links.  Sometimes websites go offline and others may start charging for their resources without notice. So it's possible that some of the links in this website may not work or ask for money to view the data.

Estratto dal Catasto Onciario, Fallascoso 6 settembre 1753

Fallascoso Cemetery, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

L'origine dei cognomi

Il Significato Dei Nomi Propri

Italian Records at RootsWeb

L'Italia dei Cognomi 

The meaning of Sicilian Names

Calabrian Surname Interests

Italy Genealogy Search at GeneaNet

Italy, Births and Baptisms, 1806-1900 - (FamilySearch.org) : Index to selected Italy births and baptisms. Only a few localities are included and the time period varies by locality

Italian Surnames: Ethymology and Origin 

Italy Genealogy Search at GeneaNet 

Montefusco, Avellino, Campania, Italy Records of Births thru Deaths 

Fallascoso, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy Emigrants to the U.S. 1886-1923 - Fallascosani who traveled together thru Ellis Island, NY and were on their way to Philadelphia, PA. 

Florence Catasto of 1427 (Italy) - This is a World Wide Web searchable version of tax assessment data for the city of Florence in 1427-29

Fallascoso, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy Birth, Marriages and Death - year end index 1812-1865

Florence Tratte of Office Holders 1282-1532 (Italy) - This site gives access to a database (c. 165,000 records) with information about office holders of the Florentine Republic during its 250-year history

WWI Aces of Italy - Honoring WWI pilots granted the designation of Ace. Biographies, medals and decorations, photos, etc. 

Anglo-Italian Family History Society : Transcriptions from the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891 English Censuses - These transcriptions are of people whose birthplace or nationality are given as Italy or Italian

Caduti di Arandora Star - In Italian - People who died when the Arandora Star was sunk in WW II. Mainly Italian names, along with birth date, place of birth (mainly in Italy), and place of residence at time of death (in the UK) 

Italian Records at RootsWeb

Passenger Lists

1858-1920 : Italian Emigrants to the United States, Argentina and Brazil - Free registration required.

- The United States data bank contains the files on about 200,000 Italian emigrants recorded in the Ship Passenger Lists who arrived in New York between 1880 and 1891.

- The Argentinian data bank is made up of 1,020,000 files on Italians who arrived in Buenos Aires between 1882 and 1920. The information is taken from the disembarkment lists.

- The Brazilian data bank is mainly based on information taken from the embarkment registers of ships leaving Italy, to which have been added checks and additions through other archive sources. The information covers about 27,000 Italian emigrants who arrived in Vitoria between 1858 and 1899

Italy GenWeb Comunes Index 

Italy GenWeb Province Index

Italy GenWeb Region Index

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