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Where did the French De mello family come from? What is the French De mello family crest and coat of arms? When did the De mello family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the De mello family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Melun, Mellun, Mellon, Melon, Meluns, Melluns, Melune, Melunes, Mellune and many more.
First found in Ile-de-France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De mello research. Another 244 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1302, 1465, 1634, and 1721 are included under the topic Early De mello History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early De mello Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De mello Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
De mello Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Virtus et honor
Motto Translation: Virtue and honor.
The De mello Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De mello Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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