Tag: Life in Italy

Italian Family History – Jewish Genealogy in Italy [Repost]

Jewish Genealogy This wonderfully informative site is an excellent starting point to researching your Jewish/Italian ancestry.  You’ll find everything from DNA information to former surnames of Jews by provinces such as Rome, Venice and Sicily. There are also plenty of resource links to explore.  Definitely worth checking it out!  For more Jewish names check out […]

Exploring the History and Meanings of Italian Surnames

One of the best articles I have read about Italian Surnames was the Life in Italy website and written by By Elizabeth Walling.  A piece extracted from the article follows below. Delving into the research of surnames, also known as last names or family names, is an exciting way to learn more about your family […]

GENS -Italian Surname Locator

Some of you may recognize this site as the one used by Susan Sarandon on Who Do You Think You Are which aired April 24, 2010. You plug in your Italian Surname and it will show you the concentration of the surname in various regions throughout Italy. An excellent resource for beginners and seasoned researchers […]

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