VINCENT
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VIN-sÉ™nt (English), ven-SAWN (French)   [key]
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).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Vin, Vince, Vinnie, Vinny (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Bikendi (Basque), Vicenç, Vicent (Catalan), Vincenc, Cenek (Czech), Vinzent, Vinzenz (German), Vince, Bence (Hungarian), Uinseann (Irish), Vincenzo, Enzo, Vincente (Italian), Vincentius (Late Roman), Vincentas (Lithuanian), Wincenty (Polish), Vicente (Portuguese), Vikenti, Vikentiy (Russian), Vikentije (Serbian), Vincenc, Vinko (Slovene), Vicente (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #104 
England/Wales  ranked #183 
Belgium  - 
France  ranked #170 
Netherlands  ranked #223 
New Zealand  ranked #97 
Sweden  ranked #13