Mainelli History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mainelli family
The surname Mainelli was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Mainelli family
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Mainelli Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Maino, Maini, Mainis, Mainello, Mainelli, Mainetto, Mainetti and many more.
Early Notables of the Mainelli family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Agnese del Maino (c. 1401-1465), a Milanese noblewoman and the mistress of Filippo Maria Visconti, the last legitimate Duke of Milan of the Visconti dynasty; Giasone del Maino (Jason de Mayno)...
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Migration of the Mainelli family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Maino, who came to Iowa sometime between 1866 and 1943; Joseph Maino, who came to California sometime between 1920 and 1921; James J. Maino, who came to California sometime between 1920 and 1921.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mainelli (post 1700) +
- John C. Mainelli, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1956 
- Michael Mainelli (b. 1958), British co-founder and Chairman of Z/Yen, a commercial think-tank in 1994, Emeritus Gresham Professor of Commerce at Gresham College in London
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