The name Sargent is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "to serve". Sargent and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".
From the experts:
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.