Mello Family History
Mello Name Meaning
Italian: probably from a short form of a personal name ending with the hypocoristic suffix -ello such as Giacomello from Giacomo . Portuguese: variant of Melo . In some cases possibly also Flemish (Van Mello): habitational name from Mellelo a place called for a wood near Melle in East Flanders (see Melle ) + lo ‘grove’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press