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since 1880
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sarmiento

Rubén Darío was a writer. Rubén was given the name Félix Rubén García Sarmiento on January 18th, 1867 in Metapa, today known as Ciudad Darío, Matagalpa, Nicaragua. He passed away on February 6th, 1916.


Domingo F. Sarmiento was a president. He was most prominent from 1868 to 1874. Domingo was born on February 15th, 1811 in San Juan, Argentina. He died on September 11th, 1888.


Natalia Jiménez is a pop music, latin pop, and rock music singer-songwriter. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Natalia was given the name Natalia Jiménez Sarmiento on December 29th, 1981 in Madrid. Natalia is also known as Natalia Jiménez and Sarmiento.


Babalu was an actor and comedian. He was most active from 1963 to 1998. Babalu was given the name Pablito Sarmiento on June 29th, 1942 in Sampaloc, Manila. He passed away on August 27th, 1998.


Raúl was born on October 24th, 1997 in Peru.


Harris was born on September 9th, 1983 in Ilocos Norte.


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Popularity of Sarmiento as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sarmiento U.S.
  White 5.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 72.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sarmiento

People with the last name Sarmiento are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sarmiento

  • How Popular is the name Sarmiento? As a last name Sarmiento was the 2,631st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sarmiento first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sarmiento is Sunday, May 15th, 1932.
  • How unique is the name Sarmiento? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sarmiento. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sarmiento: Your name in reverse order is Otneimras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atmoinesr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sarmiento? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,710 people with the last name Sarmiento.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sarmiento? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Sarmiento as their last name.

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