The Families of Poggioreale, Sicily

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.

Typical Poggioreale 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!