Common Surnames from Poggioreale

Coming soon!  We are preparing an article listing the common names found in Poggioreale and

a discussion of the population at varying times of Poggioreale's history.

Some Typical Surnames:

Our studies have shown that some of the typical surnames in Poggioreale are:

 

Abbate, Accardo, Accurso, Agosta, Alesi, Alfano, Allegro, Aloisio, Ancona, Anselmo, Apicella, Arcuri, Augello, Bella, Blanda, Bufalo, Burgano', Cacioppo, Calamia, Camardo, Campisi, Cangelosi, Cangemi, Cannatella, Cannella, Cannizzaro, Cantavespri, Caronna, Cascio, Catalano, Ceneri, Ciaccio, Chiappetta, Ciancetta, Clesi, Coltello, Console, Corte, Cuccia, Cunzulo, Cutelli, de Paula, de Petra, DeNina, Dibenedetto, Failla, Falco, Falsone, Fasullo, Fazzino, Fontana, Furmuso, Gagliano, Garacci, Giacone, Gracciano, Guarisco, Ienna, Impastato, Ippolito, La Rocca, Labruzzo, La Vite, Leggio, Leto, Lombardo, Loria, Mangogna, Maniscalco, Margiotta, Martorana, Messina, Milazzo, Milici, Monticciolo, Mule', Palasota, Palazzotto, Palermo, Pizzolato, Ricca, Roppolo, Sacco, Salsiccia, Salvaggio, Salvato, Sancetta, Scamardo, Scardino, Scarpinato, Sparacino, Stagno, Stillone, Strada, Stranci, Termine, Todaro, Tritico, Tusa, Valvo, Varisco, Vella, Venezia, Viola, Zinnanti, and Zummo.  

 

 

 

Don't be daunted if the surname for which you are searching doesn't appear on this list.  

For example, an astute genealogist will note that the name Spina wasn't introduced in Poggioreale until 1886

when an artisan settled in Poggioreale, married and had four children who eventually left for America.

So keep searching the records!