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Menga History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Menga family

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

Early History of the Menga family

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Menga 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 Menga 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 Menga family (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...
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Migration of the Menga family to the New World and Oceana

Immigrants bearing the name Menga or a variant listed above include: Augusta Minghelli, who arrived in America on July 2, 1884, aboard the "St. Germain;" Alessandro Minghetti, who arrived in America on Nov. 8, 1883, aboard the ".

Contemporary Notables of the name Menga (post 1700)

  • Aleixo-Platini Menga (b. 1987), German sprinter
  • Vanessa Menga (b. 1976), Brazilian former professional tennis player
  • Dolly Domingos Menga (b. 1993), Angolan professional footballer
  • Ardiles-Waku Menga (b. 1983), Democratic Republic of the Congo professional footballer

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