Hey, i can help you with some origin information about this family surname.
The BELLINO family originates from Italy and has its own Coat of Arms. First found in Verona, a city in Venetia, Italy capital of the province of Verona. This ancient city was the chief town of the Cenomani, a Gaulish tribe and became a Latin town in 89 B.C. It became part of Lombardy(568,) Frankish, Bartolmeo ruled and died in 1304. It is said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. The Bellini family were well established in records of the city before the year 1406. 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. Spelling variations of this family name include: Bellini, Bellami, Bellino, Bellin, Belli, Bellene, Bellani and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bellino Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century:
Cherro Bellino, who arrived in Texas in 1850
Contemporary Notables of the name Bellino
Mario Bellino (b. 1952), Italian professional footballer Joseph Michael Bellino (b. 1938), former American football halfback in the American Football League Raymond A. Bellino (b. 1932), American former minor league baseball player, manager and major league scout Daniel Anthony Bellino (b. 1978), umpire in Major League Baseball
That's what I was told. The 1920 census said she came to the US in 1908 and her date of birth( according to her death cert) was July 14, 1886.She then would have been 22 yrs old when she came to the US.