Araldica della famiglia: Di Bello
Ancient and noble family from Bologna, known as Di Bello or Dal Bello, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has spread, over the centuries, in different Italian and European regions. According to many genealogists, the origin of this surname should be sought in a patronymic form of the middle ages auspicious name "Bellus", belonged, therefore, to the founder. Known in Bologna since the tenth third century, the family was with the Lambertazzi and therefore ghibellina. In 1320, a branch of the family moved to Padua, to whose nobility was ascribed. In the year 1550, another branch moved to Trento. There,... ContinuaCharles, Prince-Bishop of Trento, with diploma of 20 September 1620, created hereditary noble of the Empire Pietro already canon vicar general and his coadjutor Bishop, together with his brother Antonio and his descendants. Other branches of the lineage flourished in Capodistria where, in the year 1430, a Giuliano Di Bello was admitted to the noble council of that city. In the seventeenth century, the family owned the fiefs of Cumberton, Cucciani and part of Tern. Figure among the nobles of Capodistria, in 1770, Niccolo Di Bello, who was mayor of the city in 1778judge in 1790 and Superintendent of Health. Other family. Noble Sicilian family, originally from Genoa, that, according to the Galluppi, was decorated with the barony of Cavachi and that was noble in Messina, Palermo, Sciacca, Taormina and Piazza Armerina. A Giovanni in the year 1238, was among the knights of the city of Piazza; Nicolò was a judge "straticoziale" in Messina in 1312, 1342 and 1347; Bernardo was a juror in Messina in 1319. Family names so old, without any doubt, honor not only the families but also the cities that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.