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Gender: male
Pronunciation: VIN-sent, VINS-ent
Meaning: conquering, prevailing
Related Names: Vicente, Vicenzio, Vicenzo, Vin, Vince, Vincens, Vincente, Vincentius, Vincents, Vincencio, Vincenty, Vincenz, Vincenzio, Vincenzo, Vincien, Vinicent, Vinnie, Vinny, Vinson, Vinton, Vinzenz

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Rank in 2000s: 115

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Name: vincent Origin: Latin,, Meaning (no case): conquering, prevailing





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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

The name Vincent stems from the Latin “Vincentius” meaning “conquering,” which stems from “vincere” meaning “to conquer.” The French brought the name to the English and the Irish. The Gaelic forms of Vincent are “Uinseann” and “Uinsionn.”

The French priest St. Vincent de Paul – noted for his charitable works with the needy - founded the Vincentian Order of the Sisters of Charity in the 17th century.

POPULARITY

According to the 1990 United States Census, Vincent ranked as the 116th most popular male first name and the 579th most popular last name. In the United States, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular boys' names every decade since 1880.

United States Popularity of the boy's name Vincent in the 21st Century.

  • Year: 2006 Rank:108th
  • Year: 2005 Rank:111th
  • Year: 2004 Rank:119th
  • Year: 2003 Rank:177th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:123rd
  • Year: 2001 Rank:122nd
  • Year: 2000 Rank:122nd

In 2007, the popularity of the boy’s name Vincent ranked 45th in Sweden.

FACTS

  • January 12th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of Bl. Vincent de Cunha.
  • January 21st is celebrated in Slovakia in honor of the name Vincent.
  • January 22nd is celebrated in Sweden and France in honor of the name Vincent.
  • January 22nd is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent the Deacon, St. Vincent Pallotti and St. Vincent of Digne.
  • February 4th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Troyes.
  • March 8th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Kadlubek.
  • April 5th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Ferrer.
  • April 19th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Collioure.
  • May 9th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent.
  • May 14th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Lerins.
  • May 24th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Porto.
  • June 6th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Bevagna.
  • June 9th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Agen.
  • June 20th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Kaun.
  • June 30th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Yen.
  • July 24th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent.
  • September 1st is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent.
  • September 11th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent of Leon.
  • September 20th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Madelgarus.
  • September 25th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Strambi.
  • September 27th is celebrated in France in honor of the name Vincent.
  • September 27th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent de Paul.
  • October 27th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent.
  • November 7th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Liem.
  • November 11th is celebrated in the Ukraine in honor of the name Vincent.
  • November 24th is celebrated by the Catholic Church in honor of St. Vincent Diem.

NAMESAKES

  • "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)” was a song by Don McLean that was a number one hit single in 1972. The song was dedicated to artist Vincent Van Gogh.
  • "St Vincent” is an island in the Lesser Antilles.

FAMOUS PERSONS

  • Saint Vincent of Saragossa - Patron saint of Lisbon.
  • Vincent van Gogh – Famous postimpressionist artist who cut off his own ear.
  • Vince Vaughn – American actor and writer.
  • Vincent du Vigneaud - Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1955.
  • Vincent D'onofrio - Actor who was nominated for a primetime Emmy Award in 1998.

NOTES


OTHER VINCENT'S

Vincent Smith, Vincent Johnson, Vincent Williams, Vincent Jones, Vincent Brown, Vincent Davis, Vincent Miller, Vincent Wilson, Vincent Moore, Vincent Taylor, Vincent Aabacca, Vincent Aaland, Vincent Aanerud, Vincent Aaron, Vincent Aarons, Vincent Abad, Vincent Abalajon, Vincent Abankwa, Vincent Abante, Vincent Abarca, Vincent Abata, Vincent Abatantuno, Vincent Abate, Vincent Abbadessa, Vincent Abban, Vincent Abbarno, Vincent Abbas, Vincent Abbate, Vincent Abbatecola, Vincent Abbati, Vincent Abbatiello, Vincent Abbeduto, Vincent Abbenante, Vincent Abbene, Vincent Abbey, Vincent Abbod, Vincent Abbondandolo, Vincent Abbondanza, Vincent Abbonizio, Vincent Abbott, Vincent Abbruzzese, Vincent Abdella, Vincent Abene, Vincent Alwishah, Vincent Ambrosini, Vincent Balanda, Vincent Ababon, Vincent Abadie, Vincent Abadto, Vincent Abalos, More results

Author: Rich Kachold

Facts about VincentRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 7  +
Meaning conquering, prevailing  +
Meaningnc conquering, prevailing  +
Name vincent  +
Origin Latin  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation VIN-sent, VINS-ent  +
Rank in 2000s 115  +
Related Vicente  +, Vicenzio  +, Vicenzo  +, Vin  +, Vince  +, Vincens  +, Vincente  +, Vincentius  +, Vincents  +, Vincencio  +, Vincenty  +, Vincenz  +, Vincenzio  +, Vincenzo  +, Vincien  +, Vinicent  +, Vinnie  +, Vinny  +, Vinson  +, Vinton  +, and Vinzenz  +
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