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What does Sargent mean?

Sargent Pronunciation of Sargent [sar-gent] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Sargent is "officer". Occupational name. Painter John Singer Sargent; politician Sargent Shriver.

Associated with: occupational.


Sargent has 4 variants: Sarge, Sergeant, Sergent and Serjeant.

Creative forms:
(male) Bergent, Sagent, ..

(female) Sarne, Sarse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sargent Chayce (S.C.), ..

How popular is Sargent?

Sargent is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1190 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sargent has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sargent name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sargent outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Brent, Bryent, Derwent, Farrant, Laurent, Lorent, Machent, Rayment, Sabeeno, Sagan, Sage, Saige, Saint, Sareek, Sareeq (see Saarik), Saxen, Sayge, Seargeoh, Sereno, Serge, Sergei, Sergeo, Sergey, Soren, Tarrant, Tarrent and Trent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sargent.

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