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Mengo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Mengo family


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

Early History of the Mengo family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Mengo 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 Mengo family to the New World and Oceana


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.).

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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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.).


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