Mangano Family History
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Mangano Name Meaning
occupational name from mangano ‘mangle’ (a device consisting of a pair of rollers used to press textiles and clothes) or ‘calender’ (a similar device used in making paper). The term mangano also denoted a bucket elevator (used for raising water from a well) and any of various other devices, including a catapult. habitational name from Mangano, a place in Catania province, Sicily.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press