Vincent Name Meaning & Origin

Vincent

Pronunciation: VIN-sənt (key)

Origin of the name Vincent:

French form of the Late Latin Vincentius (conquering), which is derived from vincere (to conquer). Var: Vince.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Vicente, Vin, Vince, Vincenzo, Vinnie

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Vince, Vinnie, Vin, Chente, Vint, Vinny

Meanings and history of the name Vincent

Vincent s derived from the Latin name Vincentius meaning "conquering" (from Latin "vincere" - "to conquer").

The French brought the name to the English and the Irish. The Gaelic forms of Vincent are “Uinseann” and “Uinsionn.”

This name was popular among early Christians, and it was borne by many saints. As an English name, Vincent has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until the 19th century.

Famous real-life people named Vincent

• Vincent (Minecraft YouTuber and streamer)
* Vince Gill (Singer-Songwriter)
• Edna St. Vincent Millay (American lyrical poet)
• Vin Diesel (American actor)
• Vince Vaughn (American actor)
• Vincent D'Onofrio (American actor)
• Vincent du Vigneaud (Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1955)
• Vincent Gallo (American actor, director, and musician)
• Vincent "Vince" Gill (American country-western musician)
• Vincent Kartheiser (American actor-Mad Men)
• Vincent Lange (German volleyball player)
• Vincent Persichetti (American composer)
• Vincent Van Gogh (Famous artist)
• Vincent Simone (Italian professional dancer)
• Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch impressionist painter)
• Vincent Zhao (Chinese martial artist and actor)
• Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander (Danish Prince)
* Vincent "Vinz" Dery (singer)
• Vincent Cassel (French actor)
Vincent Sinclair (b. 2010) - son of actor Vin Diesel
Vinny Balbo, dancer, model, actor.
Vincent Price
St. Vincent dePaul
Prince Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (b. 2011), son of Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat and Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat

Vincent in song, story & screen

• St. Vincent (multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, Annie Clark)
• "Vincent" (animated short, Tim Burton)
• 'Vincent' (novel, Joey Goebel)
• Vincent Chase ('Entourage' TV show, 2004-present)
• Vincent Richardson ('Collateral' movie, 2004)
• Vincent the dog ('Lost' TV show, 2004-2010)
• "Vincent Van Gogh (He Loved Color and He Let It Show)" (song, Jonathan Richman)
• "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)" (song, Don McLean)
• V.I.N.CENT ('The Black Hole' movie, 1979)
• Vincent Mancini was the illegitimate son of Santino "Sonny" Corleone in the book "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo. The character was played by Andy Garcia in 1990's "The Godfather Part III."
.Vincent Crabbe, Slytherin student in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
•Vincent Valentine, Final Fantasy character.
Vincent, the black bear antagonist of the animated DreamWorks film, Over the Hedge
Vincent Pierre "Vince" LaSalle, a main character from the Disney animated series,
Vincent leteipa "chente" programmer hobbist a main character in hack your destiny

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