Month: November 2015

Pagine Bianche – Italian White Pages

For an updated tutorial on how to use this site see Pagine Bianche – Italian White Pages Updated .  A great resource for looking up Italian surnames and locating people in Italy is to use the on line Pagine Bianche (White Pages).  This telephone directory also links to the Pagine Gialle or the Yellow Pages so you […]

Calabria Exchange

For several years we have been extracting records from various Comuni in the province of Reggio Calabria. We have also been linking the actual images of births, marriages and deaths whenever possible. This of course has not been an easy task as we are currently a non profit site. But thanks to the wonderful volunteers […]

What to name a child? In Italy, a court can decide

Seems Italy has a law preventing parents from naming their children with what they consider “ridiculous or shameful” first names to protect them from being teased or hindering him from developing “serene interpersonal relationships”. This article, written in Dec 2007 By Philip Pullella caught my attention as it outlines one families battle to name their […]

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