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Meng Early Origins



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

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Meng Spelling Variations


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Meng 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 Meng 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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Meng Early History


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Meng Early History



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

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Meng Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meng 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 Meng 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 Meng or a variant listed above include:

Meng Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Christoph Meng, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1728
  • Xtophel Meng, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1728
  • Johann Adam Meng, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Melchior Meng, who landed in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Michael Meng, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Meng Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Meng, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803-1827
  • Heinrich Peter Meng, who landed in Brazil in 1835
  • Philipp Karl Meng, who arrived in South America in 1861
  • Karl Ludwig Meng, who arrived in Brazil in 1870
  • Frederick Meng, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meng (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meng (post 1700)



  • Werner Meng (1948-2016), German jurist
  • Wang Meng (b. 1934), Chinese novelist

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Meng Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    11. ...

    The Meng Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meng 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 15 July 2016 at 14:45.

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