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 the Greeks; Alessandro Minuziano was an editor and printer in Puglia in 1450 who printed the first edition of the collected works of Cicero; Giacomo Menochio was a prominent jurist...
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United States Mengo migration to the United States +

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]
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]
  • Karl Mengo, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Hellig Olav" from Copenhagen, Denmark [3]

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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