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Early Origins of the Deming family

The surname Deming was first found in at the foundations of Venice (Italian: Venezia), with the Minotto family.

Early History of the Deming family

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Deming Spelling Variations

Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Deming include Menico, Menichi, Menech, Minico, Minichi, Menego, Meneghi, Menega, Menoga, Menoghi, Minigo, Menco, Menchi, Menci, Minco, Mengo, Menghi, Menga, Mingo, Minghi, Meni, Misotti, Minuziano, Mingoti, Menochio, Minelli, Minnelli, Menis, De Minico, Menichelli, Minichelli, Minichiello, Meneghelli, Meneghello, Meneghel, Menichini, Minichini, Minichino, Meneghini, Meniconi, Meneghino, Meneghin, Menicucci, Minicucci, Meneguzzi, Menoncini and many more.

Early Notables of the Deming family

Prominent among members of the family was Rosso Misotti, leader of the Ghibeline faction in Ferrara in 1203. Members of the Venetian Minotto family were brave soldiers: in 1265 Tommaso Minotto led the army against the Genoese forces; and in 1300 Marco Minotto was General of 37 ships which fought against the Greeks; Alessandro Minuziano was an editor and printer in Puglia in 1450 who printed the first edition of the collected works of Cicero; Giacomo Menochio was a prominent jurist...
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Deming Ranking

In the United States, the name Deming is the 6,043rd most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Deming migration to the United States +

Immigrants bearing the name Deming or a variant listed above include:

Deming Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Deming, who landed in Connecticut in 1635 [2]
Deming Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ann Deming, who arrived in New York in 1840 [2]
  • C.C. Deming, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1895
Deming Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • A. Deming, aged 25, who settled in America, in 1906

Australia Deming migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Deming Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Deming, English convict who was convicted in Stafford, Staffordshire, England for 21 years, transported aboard the "Blundell" on 13th March 1844, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Deming (post 1700) +

  • Barbara Deming (1917-1984), American feminist and advocate of nonviolent social change
  • Lawson J. Deming (1913-2007), American radio and TV character actor
  • William Edwards Deming (1900-1993), American statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and consultant
  • David Deming (b. 1954), American geologist and geophysicist
  • Constance B. Deming (1919-1993), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959 [4]
  • Clayton Harvey Deming (1866-1932), American Democratic Party politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Colebrook, 1895; Defeated, 1920 [4]
  • Charles H. Deming, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bristol, 1894 [4]
  • Calvin Deming (b. 1896), American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 29th District, 1927-28 [4]
  • Bob Deming, American politician, Mayor of Great Falls, Montana, 1996-97 [4]
  • Benjamin F. Deming (1790-1834), American politician, Representative from Vermont 5th District, 1833-34 [4]
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  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th October 2020). Retrieved from
  4. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from on Facebook