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Mecchi Early Origins



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

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Mecchi Spelling Variations


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Mecchi 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 Mecchi 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.

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Mecchi Early History


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Mecchi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mecchi research. More information is included under the topic Early Mecchi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mecchi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mecchi Early Notables (pre 1700)



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...

Another 111 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mecchi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Mecchi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Giovanni Mecchi, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Mecchi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Tullio Mecchi, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Cartoceto, Italy, in 1911
  • Amadio Mecchi, aged 32, who landed in America from Nocchi, Italy, in 1912
  • Clorinda Mecchi, aged 40, who emigrated to America from Lucca, Italy, in 1913
  • Francesco Mecchi, aged 5, who landed in America from Piegaio, Italy, in 1913
  • Pietro Mecchi, aged 4, who landed in America from Piegaio, Italy, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
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    The Mecchi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mecchi 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 September 2013 at 19:40.

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