Early Origins of the Mileto family
The surname Mileto was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategic link with Sicily
. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. Pre-dating the use of surnames, was Saint Melito of Sardis (d. circa 180,) a second century Christian bishop, religious authority and prolific writer.
Early History of the Mileto family
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Mileto Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mileto, Mileti, Miletto, Miletti, Millette, Milleto, Milletti, Milito, Millito, Millitello, Militello and many more.
Early Notables of the Mileto family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mileto family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Percival C. Millette, who came to New York in 1836; Giuseppa Santa Militella, who arrived in New York en route to Buffalo on May. 1, 1885, aboard the ".