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Gender: M Meaning of Vincent: "conquering" Origin of Vincent: Latin Vincent's Popularity in 2013: #101

Vincent is a name with a complex image; after being quietly used for centuries, it is suddenly seeming stylish, along wih other V names. Even the nickname Vince has been given a reprieve via actor Vince Vaughn and country singer Vince Gill. Vin Diesel was born with the more prosaic name Mark Vincent.

Vincent was popular during the Middle Ages, especially among the French, who brought it to England. There are a number of St. Vincents, most famous of whom is St. Vincent de Paul, a seventeenth century French priest who organized societies of laymen to help the poor.

Vincent has always been a favorite of Roman Catholic families, particularly in the Italian community. Its most notable bearer was Vincent Van Gogh, but there have also been philanthropist Vincent Astor, who gave it a patrician edge and actors Vincent Price and Vincent D'Onofrio.

Vincent/Vince/Vinny has appeared on screen as the central characters of My Cousin Vinny and Entourage. John Travolta had two key Vin-roles, as Vinnie Barbarino in the TV series that launched him, Welcome Back, Kotter, and as Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction. Vincent was the gentle giant on TV's Beauty and the Beast, and Ethan Hawke played a Vincent in Gattaca.

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Famous People Named Vincent

Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter
St. Vincent, (female) musician, born Anne Clark
Vincent Neil Wharton, aka Vince Neil, American rockstar; lead singer of Motley Crue
Vincent "Vince" Vaughn, American actor
Vincent "Vinny" Guadagnino, reality tv personality
Vincent Cassel, French actor
Vincent "Vince" Carter, American basketball player
Vincent "Vince" McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter
Vincent "Vinny" Testaverde, American football player
Vincent Lombardi, American legendary NFL coach
Vincent O'Brien, Irish racehorse trainer
Vincent Price, American actor
Prince Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander of Denmark
Vincent "Vince" Gill, American country music singer
Vincent Kartheiser, American actor
Vin Diesel, American actor, born Mark Sinclair Vincent
Vincent "Bo" Jackson, American Football Player
Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian professional ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the Name Vincent

Vincent Chase, character on the show Entourage
Vincent, a character in the video game Silent Hill 3
Vincent Lauria, in the 1986 film The Color of Money
Vincent Cyr, popular Youtuber
Vincent Valentine, character from the video game Final Fantasy VII
Vincent Nigel-Murray, intern on American tv show Bones
Vincent "Vinny"-Title character in "My Cousin Vinny"
Vincent, character in "Collateral"
Vincent Pierre "Vince" LaSalle, character from animated series Recess
Vincent Phantomhive, father of Black Butler protagonist, Ciel
Vincent Benedict, one of the twins from movie "Twins"
Vincent Rosetti, character in TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"

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Vincent's International Variations

Vicenç (Catalan) Vicenc (Czech) Vincentius (Dutch) Uinseann (Gaelic) Vincens (German) Vencel, Vincien, Vince, Vinzenz, Vinci (Hungarian) Vicenzo, Vincenzio (Italian) Wincenty, Wicent, Wienczyslav, Wienczylaw (Polish) Vicente (Spanish)