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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
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
Vincent Paul "Vince" Young, American NFL football 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 Fontaine, character in musical "Grease"
Vince Vicente, character on TV's Supernatural