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Gender: M Meaning of Sargent: "to serve" Origin of Sargent: Spelling variation of Sergeant, Latin

One of the few military ranks used as a name, as in Kennedy in-law and Peace Corps creator Sargent (born Robert Sargent) Shriver. There's also a more creative, artistic association with painter John Singer Sargent.

Famous People Named Sargent

Robert Sargent "Sarge" Shriver, American ambassador, statesman and activist
John Singer Sargent, American painter
Thomas J. Sargent, American economist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Dick Sargent, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Sargent

Sarge, Army, Sergent, Sergeant