The Sarmento surname is derived from the Spanish word "sparmiento," which means a "vine shoot" and as a surname, it is supposed that it was originally a
for a tall, thin person.
, where they were descended from the Knight Salvador Gonzalez, Count of Bureba.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andres Sarmiento, who was recorded in Guatemala in 1538; Hernando Sarmiento, who arrived in Peru in 1539; Pedro Sarmiento, who was in Venezuela in 1534.