Given Name VINCENT

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VIN-sənt (English), VEN-SAHN (French)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Roman name Vincentius, which was from Latin vincere "to conquer". 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 bearers include the French priest Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) and the post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890).
DIMINUTIVES: Vin, Vince, Vinnie, Vinny (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Bikendi (Basque), Vicenç, Vicent (Catalan), Vinko (Croatian), Vincenc, Cenek (Czech), Vinzenz, Vinzent (German), Vince, Bence (Hungarian), Uinseann (Irish), Vincenzo, Enzo, Vincente (Italian), Vincentius (Late Roman), Vincentas (Lithuanian), Wincenty (Polish), Vicente (Portuguese), Vikenti, Vikentiy (Russian), Vissente (Sardinian), Vikentije (Serbian), Vincenc, Vinko (Slovene), Vicente (Spanish)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017