The Crivelli surname is from the word "crivello," in turn derived from the Latin "cribrum", meaning "sieve," and as such, it was likely originally an occupational
name for a maker or user of sieves.
Early Origins of the Crivelli family
The surname Crivelli was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy
where an ancient and noble family of this name have long existed. The first on record is Assuano Crivelli, Archbishop of Milan from 566 to 567, and later sainted. The family continued to produce powerful ecclesiastics, and Uberto Crivelli (1120-1187) was appointed Cardinal in 1182 and archbishop (1185) of Milan, before being made Pope Urbano III (1185-1187). His short papacy was noted for his feud with the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
, who had earlier sacked Milan.
Early History of the Crivelli family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crivelli research.Another 43 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1430, 1493, 1444, 1501, 1458, 1451, 1479, 1452, 1508, 1546, 1617, 1568, 1569, 1652, 1638 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Crivelli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Crivelli Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Crivelli, Crivella, Crivellini, Crivello, Crivelloni, Crivellucci and many more.
Early Notables of the Crivelli family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was a family of Venetian painters, which included brothers Carlo Crivelli (c.1430-1493), whose works include the "Virgin and Child" in the Cathedral at Anscoli, and Vittore Crivelli (c.1444-1501). Lodriso Crivelli of Milan, was a poet, appointed a Papal Secretary by Pius II... Another 129 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crivelli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Crivelli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Crivelli, Salvatore, who arrived in America on April 3, 1885 on route to Cincinnati; Domenico Crivelli, age 34, who arrived in New York on Jan. 21, 1886 aboard the ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Crivelli (post 1700)
- Gaspar Crivelli (d. 1884), Italian Knight, who was Mayor of the town of Parabiago
- Carlo Crivelli (1430-1495), Italian painter