Vincent Name Meaning

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Fact: Vincent van Gogh, the famous painter, is one of the most well-known bearers of this name.

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A Deep Dive

Vincent Overview

Meaning

To conquer

Gender

Boy

Origin

Latin

Etymology

Derived from the Latin name “Vincentius,” meaning “conquering” or “winning.”

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˈvɪn.sənt/

Popularity

Vincent is a popular name in many countries, particularly in Europe and the Americas. Recently, Vincent has consistently ranked within the top 100 names for boys in the USA.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

7 letters

Numerology

33 (Nurturing, Spiritual, Expressive, Altruistic)

Name Styles

Classic, Religious and Spiritual, Vintage

Associated Traits

Strong, intelligent, artistic, charismatic

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Saint Vincent of Saragossa is a notable figure, known as a martyr in the Christian tradition.

Name Day

January 22nd
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Vincent Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Vincenzo, Vicente, Vincentius, Vincenz, Vinzent, Vincente, Vincens, Vincenteo, Vincet, Vinsent

Common Nicknames

Vince, Vin, Vinny, Vinnie, Vincy

Diminutives

Vinc, Vint, Vino, Vinco, V

Famous People

  • Vincent van Gogh
    (Dutch Artist)
  • Vincent Price
    (American Actor)
  • Vincent D'Onofrio
    (American Actor)
  • Vincent Kompany
    (Belgian Footballer)
  • Vincent Cassel
    (French Actor)
  • Vincent Gallo
    (American Actor and Director)
  • Vincent Kartheiser
    (American Actor)
  • Vincent Schiavelli
    (American Character Actor)
  • Vincent Pastore
    (American Actor)
  • Vincent Laforet
    (Swiss-American Photographer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Vincent Vega
    ("Pulp Fiction," Film)
  • "Vincent"
    (Song by Don McLean)
  • Vincent Valentine
    ("Final Fantasy VII," Video Game)
  • Vincent Chase
    ("Entourage," TV Series)
  • Vincent Hanna
    ("Heat," Film)

Places

  • Vincent City
    (Alabama, USA)
  • Vincent Park
    (California, USA)
  • Vincent River
    (Victoria, Australia)
  • Vincent Lake
    (Alberta, Canada)
  • Vincent Township
    (Pennsylvania, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Vincent?

Vincent means “conquering” or “victorious.” This name often characterizes an individual who is determined and ambitious, embodying qualities of leadership and perseverance.

What Is the Origin of The Name Vincent?

Vincent has Latin origins. It is derived from the Latin name “Vincentius.” The name has been used in various cultures throughout history, especially in Christian contexts, and became well-known due to saints and historical figures bearing the name.

Vincent Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Vincent in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#1172021#1232022#1202023
Top 3 Rankings#581966#611914#611963

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Vincent

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023120
(+3 from 2022)
2982
(+10 from 2022)
0.16285
2022123
(-6 from 2021)
2972
(-222 from 2021)
0.15868
2021117
(+4 from 2020)
3194
(+154 from 2020)
0.17047
2020121
(-6 from 2019)
3040
(-305 from 2019)
0.16435
2019115
(-7 from 2018)
3345
(-225 from 2018)
0.17406
2018108
No change from 2017
3570
(-95 from 2017)
0.18367
2017108
(-4 from 2016)
3665
(-172 from 2016)
0.18518
2016104
(+5 from 2015)
3837
(+113 from 2015)
0.18942
2015109
(-5 from 2014)
3724
(-40 from 2014)
0.18215
2014104
(-3 from 2013)
3764
(-94 from 2013)
0.18368
2013101
(+3 from 2012)
3858
(+126 from 2012)
0.19092
2012104
(-3 from 2011)
3732
(-67 from 2011)
0.18392
2011101
(+8 from 2010)
3799
(+270 from 2010)
0.18701
2010109
(+10 from 2009)
3529
(+36 from 2009)
0.17178
2009119
No change from 2008
3493
(-89 from 2008)
0.16469
2008119
(-9 from 2007)
3582
(-375 from 2007)
0.16428
2007110
(-3 from 2006)
3957
(-71 from 2006)
0.17864
2006107
(+4 from 2005)
4028
(+282 from 2005)
0.18373
2005111
(+9 from 2004)
3746
(+325 from 2004)
0.17609
2004120
(-3 from 2003)
3421
(+3 from 2003)
0.16188
2003117
(+6 from 2002)
3418
(+233 from 2002)
0.16267
2002123
(-2 from 2001)
3185
(-17 from 2001)
0.15411
2001121
(-1 from 2000)
3202
(-32 from 2000)
0.15481
2000120
(+1 from 1999)
3234
(+166 from 1999)
0.15486
1999121
No change from 1998
3068
(-29 from 1998)
0.15047
1998121
(-3 from 1997)
3097
(-97 from 1997)
0.15274
1997118
(-2 from 1996)
3194
(-149 from 1996)
0.15988
1996116
(-3 from 1995)
3343
(+24 from 1995)
0.16684
1995113
(-13 from 1994)
3319
(-284 from 1994)
0.16501
1994100
No change from 1993
3603
(-84 from 1993)
0.17676
1993100
(-8 from 1992)
3687
(-418 from 1992)
0.17850
199292
(-11 from 1991)
4105
(-387 from 1991)
0.19555
199181
(-3 from 1990)
4492
(-311 from 1990)
0.21192
199078
(+2 from 1989)
4803
(+310 from 1989)
0.22318
198980
(+1 from 1988)
4493
(+437 from 1988)
0.21436
198881
(+14 from 1987)
4056
(+882 from 1987)
0.20257
198795
(-2 from 1986)
3174
(+82 from 1986)
0.16275
198693
(+2 from 1985)
3092
(+52 from 1985)
0.16090
198595
No change from 1984
3040
(+62 from 1984)
0.15797
198495
(+2 from 1983)
2978
(+83 from 1983)
0.15868
198397
(+6 from 1982)
2895
(+30 from 1982)
0.15535
1982103
(+4 from 1981)
2865
(+93 from 1981)
0.15181
1981107
(+4 from 1980)
2772
(+75 from 1980)
0.14884
1980111
(-2 from 1979)
2697
(+178 from 1979)
0.14541
1979109
(-4 from 1978)
2519
(+14 from 1978)
0.14062
1978105
(+5 from 1977)
2505
(+46 from 1977)
0.14661
1977110
(-5 from 1976)
2459
(+8 from 1976)
0.14386
1976105
(+4 from 1975)
2451
(+67 from 1975)
0.15013
1975109
(-2 from 1974)
2384
(-52 from 1974)
0.14694
1974107
(-8 from 1973)
2436
(-248 from 1973)
0.14942
197399
(+6 from 1972)
2684
(-61 from 1972)
0.16633
1972105
(-18 from 1971)
2745
(-690 from 1971)
0.16397
197187
(-8 from 1970)
3435
(-586 from 1970)
0.18896
197079
(-9 from 1969)
4021
(-35 from 1969)
0.21110
196970
(+3 from 1968)
4056
(+74 from 1968)
0.22174
196873
(-8 from 1967)
3982
(-413 from 1967)
0.22428
196765
(-7 from 1966)
4395
(-547 from 1966)
0.24699
196658
(+3 from 1965)
4942
(-486 from 1965)
0.27189
196561
(+3 from 1964)
5428
(-249 from 1964)
0.28650
196464
(-3 from 1963)
5677
(-470 from 1963)
0.28006
196361
(+5 from 1962)
6147
(-12 from 1962)
0.29773
196266
(+31 from 1961)
6159
(+1841 from 1961)
0.29305
196197
(+2 from 1960)
4318
(-52 from 1960)
0.20019
196099
(+3 from 1959)
4370
(+156 from 1959)
0.20181
1959102
(-4 from 1958)
4214
(-58 from 1958)
0.19451
195898
(-1 from 1957)
4272
(+192 from 1957)
0.19825
195797
(+1 from 1956)
4080
(+322 from 1956)
0.18639
195698
(+1 from 1955)
3758
(+276 from 1955)
0.17510
195599
(+5 from 1954)
3482
(+123 from 1954)
0.16658
1954104
(-4 from 1953)
3359
(+186 from 1953)
0.16234
1953100
(+1 from 1952)
3173
(+5 from 1952)
0.15847
1952101
(+3 from 1951)
3168
(+243 from 1951)
0.16054
1951104
(-3 from 1950)
2925
(+4 from 1950)
0.15301
1950101
(+1 from 1949)
2921
(+10 from 1949)
0.16060
1949102
(+4 from 1948)
2911
(+123 from 1948)
0.16154
1948106
(-1 from 1947)
2788
(-15 from 1947)
0.15639
1947105
(+5 from 1946)
2803
(+378 from 1946)
0.15090
1946110
No change from 1945
2425
(+309 from 1945)
0.14693
1945110
(+3 from 1944)
2116
(+87 from 1944)
0.15429
1944113
(-7 from 1943)
2029
(-391 from 1943)
0.14606
1943106
(-5 from 1942)
2420
(+39 from 1942)
0.16637
1942101
(+3 from 1941)
2381
(+332 from 1941)
0.16907
1941104
No change from 1940
2049
(+74 from 1940)
0.16329
1940104
(+6 from 1939)
1975
(+165 from 1939)
0.16650
1939110
No change from 1938
1810
(-24 from 1938)
0.15971
1938110
(-5 from 1937)
1834
(-2 from 1937)
0.16137
1937105
(+4 from 1936)
1836
(+99 from 1936)
0.16788
1936109
(-3 from 1935)
1737
(-59 from 1935)
0.16321
1935106
(-5 from 1934)
1796
(-69 from 1934)
0.16791
1934101
(-7 from 1933)
1865
(-118 from 1933)
0.17562
193394
(-1 from 1932)
1983
(-84 from 1932)
0.19438
193293
(-7 from 1931)
2067
(-94 from 1931)
0.19238
193186
(-2 from 1930)
2161
(-157 from 1930)
0.20201
193084
(-2 from 1929)
2318
(-10 from 1929)
0.20522
192982
No change from 1928
2328
(-111 from 1928)
0.21018
192882
(-5 from 1927)
2439
(-209 from 1927)
0.21373
192777
No change from 1926
2648
(+105 from 1926)
0.22790
192677
(-6 from 1925)
2543
(-229 from 1925)
0.22201
192571
(+7 from 1924)
2772
(+134 from 1924)
0.24075
192478
(-6 from 1923)
2638
(-81 from 1923)
0.22566
192372
(-1 from 1922)
2719
(+9 from 1922)
0.24014
192271
(-1 from 1921)
2710
(-69 from 1921)
0.24085
192170
(+3 from 1920)
2779
(+118 from 1920)
0.24422
192073
(-2 from 1919)
2661
(+130 from 1919)
0.24174
191971
(+2 from 1918)
2531
(-90 from 1918)
0.24928
191873
(-8 from 1917)
2621
(-15 from 1917)
0.24994
191765
(+2 from 1916)
2636
(+136 from 1916)
0.27478
191667
(-2 from 1915)
2500
(+9 from 1915)
0.27079
191565
(-4 from 1914)
2491
(+529 from 1914)
0.28277
191461
(+4 from 1913)
1962
(+435 from 1913)
0.28713
191365
(+7 from 1912)
1527
(+349 from 1912)
0.28476
191272
(+8 from 1911)
1178
(+682 from 1911)
0.26093
191180
(+19 from 1910)
496
(+153 from 1910)
0.20547
191099
(+2 from 1909)
343
(+79 from 1909)
0.16450
1909101
(+1 from 1908)
264
(+14 from 1908)
0.14927
1908102
No change from 1907
250
(+11 from 1907)
0.15027
1907102
(+9 from 1906)
239
(+46 from 1906)
0.15071
1906111
(+11 from 1905)
193
(+17 from 1905)
0.13397
1905122
(-21 from 1904)
176
(-30 from 1904)
0.12288
1904101
(+14 from 1903)
206
(+36 from 1903)
0.14873
1903115
(+15 from 1902)
170
(+22 from 1902)
0.13145
1902130
(-3 from 1901)
148
(+17 from 1901)
0.11149
1901127
(+2 from 1900)
131
(-46 from 1900)
0.11333
1900129
No change from 1899
177
(+52 from 1899)
0.10918
1899129
(+3 from 1898)
125
(-15 from 1898)
0.10851
1898132
(+11 from 1897)
140
(+28 from 1897)
0.10598
1897143
(+4 from 1896)
112
No change from 1896
0.09185
1896147
(-21 from 1895)
112
(-22 from 1895)
0.08677
1895126
(+37 from 1894)
134
(+40 from 1894)
0.10581
1894163
(+12 from 1893)
94
(+12 from 1893)
0.07527
1893175
(-5 from 1892)
82
(-11 from 1892)
0.06775
1892170
(+5 from 1891)
93
(+19 from 1891)
0.07075
1891175
(+37 from 1890)
74
(+13 from 1890)
0.06773
1890212
(-12 from 1889)
61
(-4 from 1889)
0.05096
1889200
(+16 from 1888)
65
(-2 from 1888)
0.05461
1888216
(+2 from 1887)
67
(+15 from 1887)
0.05158
1887218
(+17 from 1886)
52
(+2 from 1886)
0.04757
1886235
(+2 from 1885)
50
(+2 from 1885)
0.04200
1885237
(-2 from 1884)
48
(-3 from 1884)
0.04140
1884235
(+10 from 1883)
51
(+8 from 1883)
0.04155
1883245
(+32 from 1882)
43
(+5 from 1882)
0.03823
1882277
(+12 from 1881)
38
(+8 from 1881)
0.03114
1881289
(-27 from 1880)
30
(-11 from 1880)
0.02771
1880262
First SSA data recorded
41
First SSA data recorded
0.03463

American States Popularity Rankings for Vincent

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#952021#862022#762023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#932021#1012022#1032023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#1012021#962022#892023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#652021#672022#742023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#782021#952022#862023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#1742021#1922022#1892023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#922021#1052022#972023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#802021#732022#932023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#1252021#1582022#1352023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#1072021#872022#952023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#1372021#1012022#1192023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#1392021#1102022#1002023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#1812021#1482022#1402023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#1302021#1552022#1792023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#912021#1182022#1142023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#682021#932022#692023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#772021#682022#762023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#1522021#2432022#3972023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#2342021#2252022#2322023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#1192021#1122022#1252023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#1672021#1862022#1492023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#1572021#1422022#1362023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#1332021#1432022#1122023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#1892021#2462022#2012023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#2252021#2282022#2702023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#1102021#1382022#1052023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#1342021#1262022#1242023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#1642021#1422022#1452023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#1372021#1572022#1292023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#1882021#1742022#1742023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#1912021#2382022#1822023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#1292021#1812022#1452023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#1402021#1862022#1662023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#2122021#2392022#1932023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#2262021#4062022#3062023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#1442021#1232022#1172023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#912021#1182022#1542023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#2592021#2052022#2172023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#4812021#2492022#2712023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#1452021#1672022#1372023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#1542021#1332022#1542023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#882021#1952022#942023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#1342021#952022#802023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#1082021#1552022#1992023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#2052021#2362022#1552023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#2052021#2022022#1322023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#1282020#2772021#2192023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#1212021#802022#872023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#1382019#2172020#1262021

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#1162018#1372019#1022021

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#752021#1042022#1242023

Popularity Rankings for Vincent in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#332021#282022#342023

Popularity in Other American Territories

American Samoa flag American Samoa
Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

Other American Territories flagOther American Territories#322014#782015#872016

Popularity in Denmark

Denmark flagDenmark#412021#402022#36First half of 2023

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#512020#432021#512022

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#602021#692022#662023

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#972020#852021#912022

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#852020#962021#1412022

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#1242020#1122021#1332022

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#1362019#1262020#1342021

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#1472021#1282022#1262023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#1432009#1722010#1662011

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#1442021#1452022#2482023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#1452021#1682022#2032023

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#1862013#1702014#1952015

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#2052021#1962022#1752023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#2212021#1882022#3212023

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#2132022

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#4202014#2442016#3362018

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#2712021#2622022#3622023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#3262021#3112022#3122023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Vincent a Name for Boys or Girls?

Vincent is often chosen for boys, thanks to its powerful and respected nature that stands out as a solid male name.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Vincent

Vincent in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Vincent van Gogh (Artist, 1853–1890): A Dutch post-impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art, known for paintings like "Starry Night."
  • Vincent Price (Actor, 1911–1993): An American actor known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films such as "House of Wax" and "The Fly."
  • Vincent D'Onofrio (Actor, born 1959): An American actor known for his roles in "Full Metal Jacket," "Men in Black," and the TV series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."
  • Vincent Kompany (Footballer, born 1986): A Belgian former professional footballer who played as a center-back and is now a football manager.
  • Vincent Cassel (Actor, born 1966): A French actor known for his roles in "La Haine," "Black Swan," and "Ocean's Twelve."
  • Vincent Gallo (Actor, born 1961): An American actor, director, and musician known for his work in independent films like "Buffalo '66."
  • Vincent Kartheiser (Actor, born 1979): An American actor known for his role as Pete Campbell on the TV series "Mad Men."
  • Vincent Schiavelli (Actor, 1948–2005): An American character actor known for his roles in films like "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus."
  • Vincent Pastore (Actor, born 1946): An American actor known for his role as Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero on the TV series "The Sopranos."
  • Vincent Laforet (Photographer, born 1975): A Swiss-American photographer and filmmaker known for his aerial photography and contributions to visual journalism.
  • Vincent Vega ("Pulp Fiction," 1994 Film): A hitman who navigates various criminal escapades in Quentin Tarantino's iconic film.
  • "Vincent" (1971 Song by Don McLean): A song about the life and struggles of artist Vincent van Gogh, often referred to as "Starry, Starry Night."
  • Vincent Valentine ("Final Fantasy VII," 1997 Video Game): A former Turk with a dark past and unique abilities in the popular RPG.
  • Vincent Chase ("Entourage," 2004 TV Series): A young actor navigating the ups and downs of Hollywood with his group of friends.
  • Vincent Hanna ("Heat," 1995 Film): A dedicated LAPD detective who relentlessly pursues a master thief.
  • Vincent Crabbe ("Harry Potter," 2001 Novel Series by J.K. Rowling): A Slytherin student and one of Draco Malfoy's cronies.
  • Vincent van Gogh ("Loving Vincent," 2017 Film): An animated biographical drama exploring the life and mysterious death of the famous painter.
  • Vincent Price ("House of Wax," 1953 Film): A renowned actor known for his roles in horror films, including this classic about a wax museum owner.
  • Vincent D'Onofrio ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent," 2001 TV Series): Plays Detective Robert Goren, known for his unconventional investigative methods.
  • Vincent Lauria ("The Color of Money," 1986 Film): A talented pool player mentored by Fast Eddie Felson.