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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sarmento mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sarmento

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Alt. Meaning

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for relax, you know how!

M is for melody, the song of life.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sarmento

Juliao was born in 1948 in Lisbon.


Jacob de Castro Sarmento was a physician, natural history, poet, and naturalist. Jacob was born in 1692 in Bragança, Portugal. He left this life in 1762.



Filipe Sarmento is a soccer player for the Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., G.D. Tourizense, Varzim S.C., S.C. Covilhã, F.C. Pampilhosa, C.D. Fátima, and Portugal national under-20 football team. Filipe was born on March 16th, 1985 in Mortágua.


Johnny Sarmento is an athlete for the FCM Young Boys Diekirch.


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Popularity of Sarmento as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sarmento U.S.
  White 82.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sarmento

People with the last name Sarmento are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sarmento

  • How Popular is the name Sarmento? As a last name Sarmento was the 31,906th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sarmento first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sarmento is Saturday, May 21st, 1927.
  • How unique is the name Sarmento? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sarmento. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sarmento: Your name in reverse order is Otnemras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnsroate. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sarmento? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 723 people with the last name Sarmento.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sarmento? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sarmento as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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