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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Argenton


Argenton, quite rare, is typically Venetian, of the area of the Rovigoto and of the neighboring areas of the Paduan area and of the Venetian, of Rovigo, Trecenta and Castelguglielmo in particular, Argentone is almost unique, Argentoni, very very rare, it would seem of the Veronese, these last names could derive from the medieval name Silver or also from nicknames originated from the hair color of the progenitor, a connection with the French town of Argenton, the Argentomago Gallica, is absolutely unlikely, even if in Venice we had the presence for some time of the Lord of Argenton, as Guicciardini explains in his Storia d'Italia: "... But the king, needed to make new thoughts, committed to Philip monsignor of Argenton, who, having been a messenger for him next to the Venetian senate, had in leaving from Vinegia offered to Pisano and Trivisano, already provenitors, to work hard to set the mind of the king at peace, to send a trumpet the proveors ... ".

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

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