GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: VIN-sənt (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), Vinko (Croatian), 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)
United States  ranked #101 
England and Wales  ranked #163 
Austria  ranked #55 
Belgium  - 
France  ranked #174 
Netherlands  ranked #216 
New Zealand  ranked #95 
Sweden  ranked #8