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Menge Early Origins



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

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Menge Spelling Variations


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Menge 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 Menge 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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Menge Early History


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Menge Early History



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

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Menge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Menge 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...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Menge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ernst Menge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Johannes Menge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Peter Menge, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • John Menge, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773

Menge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rosine Menge, aged 40, landed in Texas in 1845
  • Fr W Menge, who landed in St Louis, Missouri in 1847
  • Bernhard Menge, who landed in New York, NY in 1850

Menge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Menge a geologist, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Menge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Menge (post 1700)



  • Johannes Menge (1788-1852), German-born, South Australian geologist, an early explorer of the new colony, and influential in the settlement of the Barossa Valley
  • Wolfgang Menge (1924-2012), German television director and journalist
  • Franz Anton Menge (1808-1880), German entomologist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm

Other References

  1. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
  9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
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The Menge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Menge 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.

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