Minardi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Minardi came from the Germanic personal name Munuald or Monald, which refers to one who governed with his wisdom and the power of his intellect.

Early Origins of the Minardi family

The surname Minardi was first found in the unique region of Umbria, in the ancient city of Orvieto. The earliest records of the Minardi lineage date back to the 8th century rule of Charlemagne, with the Monaldeschi family.

Early History of the Minardi family

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Minardi Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Monaldi, Monaldo, Monaldini, Monaldeschi, Monaldoni, Monardi, Monardo, Monardini, Monardoni, Monarchi and many more.

Early Notables of the Minardi family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Lodovico Monaldeschi, who received the territory of Bagnorea from Emperor Ottone II in 975. The Monaldeschi family was also known for their status as supporters of the Guelph faction, that of the Church. From this family also emerged many Bishops: Monaldo, Bishop of Soana, and then Archbishop of Benevento; Tramo di Corrado was Bishop of Orvieto; Corrado di Luca was Bishop of Anagni; Gianfrancesco was the first Bishop...
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United States Minardi migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Minardi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Zaira Minardi, aged 33, originally from Fano, Pesaro, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Duca d'Aosta" from Genoa, Italy [1]
  • Emanuele Minardi, aged 33, originally from Terranova, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Europa" from Palermo, Italy [2]
  • Giovannina Minardi, aged 40, originally from Ragusa, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Patria" from Palermo, Italy [3]
  • Maria Minardi, aged 9, originally from Ragusa, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Patria" from Palermo, Italy [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Minardi (post 1700) +

  • John Minardi (b. 1979), former American football player
  • Tommaso Minardi (1787-1871), Italian painter and author
  • Giuseppe Minardi (b. 1928), Italian former racing cyclist who won the 1952 edition of the Giro di Lombardia
  • Giancarlo Minardi (b. 1947), Italian founder and former Managing Director of the now-defunct Minardi Formula One team
  • Marc Minardi (b. 1986), Canadian actor, known for his role as Lucas Valieri on Degrassi: The Next Generation

Empress of Ireland
  • Mr. Luigi Minardi (1891-1914), Italian Third Class Passenger from Turin, Italy who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [5]


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q3-3WL : 6 December 2014), Zaira Minardi, 19 Dec 1919; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Duca d'Aosta, 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:J6Q3-KYM : 6 December 2014), Emanuele Minardi, 20 Dec 1919; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Europa, 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:J6QW-4PK : 6 December 2014), Giovannina Minardi, 23 Dec 1919; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Patria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QW-4PT : 6 December 2014), Maria Minardi, 23 Dec 1919; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Patria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html


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