Sarmiento History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Sarmiento 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 nickname for a tall, thin person.
Early Origins of the Sarmiento family
The surname Sarmiento was first found in Galicia, one of the kingdoms of medieval Spain, where they were descended from the Knight Salvador Gonzalez, Count of Bureba.
Early History of the Sarmiento family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sarmiento research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1686, 1728, 1708, 1692, 1762 and 1725 are included under the topic Early Sarmiento History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sarmiento Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sarmiento, Sarmento and others.
Early Notables of the Sarmiento family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Sarmiento included Jacob de Castro Sarmento (1692-1762), Portuguese born physician, of Jewish parents. He went to England as rabbi of...
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Sarmiento migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sarmiento Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Pedro Sarmiento, who was in Venezuela in 1534
- Andres Sarmiento, who was recorded in Guatemala in 1538
- Hernando Sarmiento, who arrived in Peru in 1539
- Meliana Sarmiento, who settled in New Spain in 1564
Sarmiento Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- James C. Sarmiento, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1806
- Francis Sarmiento, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1807
- Diego Sarmiento, who arrived in America in 1812 
- Pedro Sarmiento, who arrived in America in 1813 
- Luis Sarmiento, who landed in America in 1828 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Sarmiento (post 1700) +
- Wenceslaus Sarmiento (b. 1922), Peruvian-born American modernist architect
- Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888), Argentine statesman, educator, and author. He was the president of the Argentina between 1868 and 1874
- José Ismael Sarmiento Riaño (b. 1973), Colombian retired road cyclist
- Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (1867-1916), Nicaraguan poet, journalist, and diplomat, who wrote under the pseudonym of Darío Rubén
- Fermín Sarmiento Torralba (1891-1939), Filipino lawyer and politician, Secretary of the Philippine Senate (1933-1935)
- Jessamyn Sarmiento Jacobsen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html