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Gender: Male Meaning of Vince: "conquering" Origin of Vince: Short form of Vincent, Latin

The name Vince is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "conquering". Vince and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

From the experts:

Vince is not a short form that often stands alone on the birth certificate, the way Jack or even Joe does, but it has certain credibility as the name always used for football great Vince Lombardi. And as a diminutive for Vincent, it's a far sight better than Vinnie or Vinny or even Vin.

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Famous People Named Vince

Vincent Lamar "Vince" Carter, American basketball player
Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill, American country music singer
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Vaughn, American actor
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Guaraldi, American jazz pianist
Vince Neil (born Vincent Neil Wharton), American lead singer of Motley Crue
Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter
Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi, American legendary NFL coach
John Vincent "Vince" Cable, British politician; leader of the Liberal Democratic Party
Vincent Paul "Vince" Young, American NFL football player
Vincent Paul "Vince" DiMaggio, American baseball player
Vincent Jamal "Vince" Staples, American rapper of the Cutthroat Boyz
Vincent John "Vince" Velasquez, American baseball player
Vince Clarke (born Vincent John Martin), English musician of band Erasure
VincentVinceHill, English pop singer-songwriter
Vincent Maurice "Vince" Coleman, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Vince

Vincent "Vince" Masuka, character on TV's "Dexter"
Vince Collins, character in film "Where The Truth Lies"
Vince, character on British animated series "Rex the Runt"
Vincent "Vince" Chase, character on TV's "Entourage"
Vincent Pierre "Vince" LaSalle, character in animated series "Recess"
Vincent "Vince" Clark, main character on British comedy series "15 Storeys High"
Vince Everett, main character in film "Jailhouse Rock," played by Elvis Presley
Vince Fontaine, character in musical "Grease"
Vince Vicente, character on TV's Supernatural


SugarAndSpice Says:


I love this name as a nickname for Vincent or a name in its own right!
It's so sweet and will work for any age and personality type. :))
Definitely am adding it to the list.