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TARGA

Targa is very widespread in Veneto, especially in Verona, Vicenza, Rovigoto and Padovano, well present in Trentino Alto Adige and Friuli, should derive from a nickname based on the Venetian dialect term archaic Targa, a sort of shield of wood and leather, Which was used by the light infantry in fighting the white weapon, it could be assumed that the ancestor was military or that they were in any case defending the property.

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


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