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Where did the German Mengle family come from? What is the German Mengle family crest and coat of arms? When did the Mengle family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Mengle family history?The distinguished and ancient German surname Mengle is derived from the Middle High German word "mangaere," meaning "trader, peddler." It is likely that the progenitor of the name was one who held this occupation.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mengel, Menger, Mengeler, Mengler and others.
First found in Bavaria, Franconia, and Hessen, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Mengelo de Nuenheim, who lived in Hessen in 1288. The young Mengle family became prominent in Bavaria during this early period, figuring prominently in the history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Bavarian society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mengle research. Another 215 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1288, 1361, 1465, 1517, 1640, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Mengle History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 34 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mengle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Maria Mengel, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York in 1710 with her three children; Christoph Mengel, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754.
The Mengle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mengle 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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