Origin of the name Vincent
Vincent, of Latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Vincent are in general originating from Denmark, France, Germany, Kenya, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Vincent across the world, see Vincens.
Name meaning of Vincent
- Name Number: 6
- Interpretation: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice
History and Related Information
English, French, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: from the Old French form of the Latin name Vincens ‘conquering’ (genitive Vincentis), from vincere to conquer. This name was borne by various early saints particularly associated with France, most notably the 5th-century St Vincent of Lérins.
Cognates: Irish Gaelic: Uinseann. Italian: Vincente; Vi(n)cenzo (from the elaborated form Vincentius). Spanish: Vicente. Catalan: Vicenç. German: Vinzenz (from Vincentius). Polish: Wincenty (from Vincentius). Czech: Vincenc (from Vincentius). Hungarian: Vince.
Short form: English: Vince.
Pet forms: Czech: Vinca, Vinc(en)ck, Čenck.
Popularity of the given name
The name Vincent is ranked on the 208ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 1309900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.039% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Vincent has seven characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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