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Crivellari and Crivellaro are from the north, Crivelli is specifically Lombard, Crivellini is present here and there in central-northern Italy, with a small stock in Emilia and one in Rome, Crivellino, almost unique, it would seem Ligurian, Crivello is specific instead of the Palermo above all and of the Trapani area, these surnames could derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from nicknames originating from the ancient dialectal word crivell (mold to give shape to the hats) and could therefore refer to the trade of hatter, as they could be related to the word crivell (sieve) and to be therefore indicators of the miller's trade carried out by the progenitor. additions provided by Andrea Balzarotti The surname Crivelli could be traced back to the sieves, that is to the sieves: manufacturers therefore. The oldest representative found so far is a Pietro fu Arderico "qui dicitur Cribello" who appears in a Milanese parchment of 1086. We then have Uberto Crivelli, bishop of Vercelli, archbishop of Milan in 1186 and then pope with the name of Urban III. Among the Lombard knights who helped the town of Alba in war in 1229 there is Petrus Crivellus here habitat on the spot Parabiago. Among the prisoners of the battle of Cortenova (1237), made by Ferico II and sent to the kingdom of Naples, seven Crivelli appear. In the oath of loyalty lent by the Milanese to the Holy See in 1266, there are eight Crivelli. In the list of noble Milanese lineages of 1377, four branches of the family are represented: de Cribellis, de Cribelli de Parabiago, de Cribellis de Uboldo, de Cribellis de Narviano. They are present in the Council of the Twentieth Century of the Golden Ambrosian Republic (1447) in twelve. They will then be present at the Sforza court: in 1497 Ludovico Sforza donated the fief of Nesso and his pieve to his lover Lucrezia Crivelli; they are also listed in eight among the 41 to which Louis XII, king of France, confiscates the assets on August 25, 1500. They are enrolled in the Matriculation of the wool merchants of Milan in twenty between the fourteenth and the sixteenth century. The Casanova, in his Dictionary Feudal, reports: 1647, the fief of Rancate, Ponte d'Albiate, Calò, Rosnigo; Briosco etc., is granted to Tiberio Crivelli; 1655: the fief of Agliate is granted to Flaminio Crivelli with the title of marquis; 1655: the fief of Verano with Robbiano is granted to the Marquis Flaminio Crivelli; 1669: the fief of Nerviano is granted to Captain Prospero Crivelli; 1676: the fief of Varedo with Masciago is granted to the collegiate juror-quaestor marquis Flaminio Crivelli; 1677 the fief of the court of Casale with Canzo, Caslino, Castelmarte, Proserpio, Longone, etc.: it is granted to the Marquis Flaminio Crivelli; 1683: the fief of Carugate is granted to the marquis quaestor Flaminio Crivelli; 1691: the fief of Lambrugo is granted to the Marquis Enea Crivelli; 1691: the Castellanza fiefdom is granted to the collegiate jurisconsult Giovanni Crivelli; 1717: diploma of Emperor Charles VI for the concession of the fief of Ossolaro (Cremona) to Count Giuseppe Angelo Crivelli; 1755: diploma of the empress Maria Teresa for the concession of the fief of Luino and Quattro Valli with the title of count to count Antonio Crivelli. "

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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