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Mengo Early Origins



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

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Mengo Spelling Variations


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Mengo 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 Mengo 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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Mengo Early History


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Mengo Early History



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

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Mengo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mengo 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 Mengo 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 Mengo or a variant listed above include:

Mengo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carmela Mengo, aged 12, arrived in New York, New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Gellert" from Naples, Italy [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXM3-S5Q : 6 December 2014), Carmela Mengo, 19 May 1894; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Gellert, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Mengo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Marie Mengo, aged 45, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Hellig Olav" from Copenhagen, Denmark [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CH-KT5 : 6 December 2014), Marie Mengo, 21 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Hellig Olav, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Karl Mengo, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Hellig Olav" from Copenhagen, Denmark [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CH-KTR : 6 December 2014), Karl Mengo, 21 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Hellig Olav, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mengo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mengo (post 1700)



  • Art Mengo (b. 1961), stage name of Michel Armengot, a French singer and songwriter

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Mengo Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXM3-S5Q : 6 December 2014), Carmela Mengo, 19 May 1894; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, New York, ship name Gellert, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CH-KT5 : 6 December 2014), Marie Mengo, 21 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Hellig Olav, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CH-KTR : 6 December 2014), Karl Mengo, 21 Sep 1920; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Hellig Olav, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  7. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
  8. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Mengo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mengo 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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