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Gender  Male
Word/name  Latin

Pronunciation  /ˈvɪnsɛnt/ French: [vɛ̃sɑ̃]
Meaning  "conquering", "winning"
Nickname(s)  Vince, Vinny, Vinnie, Vin
Related names  Vincentius, Vicente, Vincente, Vincenzo

Vincent (Latin: Vincentius) is a male given name derived from the Roman name Vincentius, which is derived from the Latin word "vincere" (to conquer).


Map of Vincent, WA, Australia


  • Arabic: فنسنت, منصور
  • Basque: Bikendi
  • Belarusian: Вінцэнт
  • Catalan: Vicenç, Vicent
  • Chinese Simplified: 文森特 (Wénsēntè)
  • Chinese Traditional: 文森特 (Wénsēntè)
  • Czech: Vincenc, Cenek, Vincence, Vinco
  • Dutch: Vincent
  • English: Vincent, Vince, Vinny, Vinnie, Vin
  • French: Vincent
  • Filipino: Enteng
  • Finnish: Vinsentti
  • German: Vinzent, Vinzenz, Vincenz
  • Greek: βικέντιος (Vikéndios)
  • Hebrew: וינסנט
  • Hungarian: Vince, Bence, Vinci
  • Irish: Uinseann
  • Italian: Vincenzo, Vincenzio, Enzo, Vincente, Vicenzo
  • Japanese: ヴィンセント (Vuinsento)
  • Kannada: ವಿನ್ಸೆಂಟ್ (Vinseṇṭ)
  • Korean: 빈센트 (Binsenteu)
  • Late Roman: Vincentius
  • Latin: Vincentius
  • Latvian: Vincents
  • Lithuanian: Vincentas, Vincas
  • Macedonian: Винсент (Vinsent)
  • Malayalam : വിൻസെന്റ് (vincent)
  • Mandarin Chinese: 文森 (Wensen)
  • Mongolian: Винсент (Vinsyent)
  • Persian: وینسنت
  • Polish: Wincenty, Wicek, Wicent, Wicus
  • Portuguese: Vicente
  • Romanian: Vincențiu
  • Russian: Викентий (Vikentiy, native Russian form), Винсент (Vinsent, used for non-Slavs), Kesha, Vika, Vikent, Vikenti, Vikesha
  • Serbian: Викентије (Vikentije)
  • Sheng: Vinni, Vince
  • Slovene: Vincenc, Vinko
  • Spanish: Vicente
  • Swedish: Vincent
  • Thai: วินเซนต์ (Winsent̒)
  • Ukrainian: Вінсент (Vinsent, Winsent)
  • Urdu: ونسنٹ
  • Vietnamese: Vĩnh Xuân
  • Yiddish: ווינסענט‎ (Wwynsʻnt)
  • Artists

  • Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Dutch painter
  • Vicente Fernández ( 1940-) Mexican singer, actor, and film producer
  • Saints

  • Vincent of Saragossa (died 304), deacon and martyr, patron saint of Lisbon and Valencia
  • Vincent, Orontius, and Victor (died 305), martyrs who evangelized in the Pyrenees
  • Vincent of Digne (died 379), French bishop of Digne
  • Vincent of Lérins (died 445), Church father, Gallic author of early Christian writings
  • Vincent Madelgarius (died 677), Benedictine monk who established two monasteries in France
  • Vincent Ferrer (1350–1419), Valencian Dominican missionary and logician
  • Vincent de Paul (1581–1660), Catholic priest who served the poor
  • Vicente Liem de la Paz (Vincent Liem the Nguyen, 1732–1773), Vincent Duong, Vincent Tuong, and Vincent Yen Do of the Vietnamese Martyrs
  • Vincent Pallotti (1795–1850), Italian ecclesiastic
  • Politicians and government officials

  • Sir John Vincent "Vince" Cable (born 1943), British politician
  • Vince Catania (born 1977), Australian politician
  • Vince Martin (1920-2001), Australian politician
  • Vincent Massey (1887-1967), Canadian lawyer, diplomat and 18th Governor General of Canada
  • Vincent Orange (born 1957), American politician and attorney
  • Vincent Pierre (born 1964), American politician
  • Vincent Pontare (born 1980), Swedish singer and songwriter
  • In sports

  • Vicente Fernandez, (born 1946), golfer
  • Vinnie Anderson (born 1979), New Zealand rugby league footballer
  • Vince Carter (born 1977), National Basketball Association player
  • Vinnie Clark (born 1979), American former National Football League player
  • Vince Clarke (born 1971), English former cricketer
  • Vince Coleman (born 1961), American former Major League Baseball player
  • Vince Courville (born 1959), American former National Football League player
  • Vince DiMaggio (1912-1986), American Major League Baseball player, older brother of Joe and Dom DiMaggio
  • Vince Dooley (born 1932), American former football coach
  • Vincent Hancock (born 1989), American Olympic shooter
  • Vincent Kompany (born 1986), Belgian footballer
  • Vincent Lange (born 1974), German volleyball player
  • Vincent Lecavalier (born 1980), Canadian former National Hockey League player
  • Vince Lombardi (1913-1970), American National Football League player, coach and executive
  • Vince McMahon (born 1945), American professional wrestling promoter and owner, chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Vince McMahon, Sr. (1914-1984), American professional wrestling promoter, father of the above
  • Vince O'Sullivan (born 1957), American racewalker
  • Vince Phillips (born 1963), American boxer and former IBF champion
  • Vince Promuto (born 1938), American former National Football League player
  • Vincent Morris Scheer (1904-1986), light welterweight champion boxer under the ring name Mushy Callahan
  • Vin Scully (born 1927), American sportscaster
  • Vinny Testaverde (born 1963), American former National Football League quarterback
  • Vince Warren (born 1963), American former National Football League player
  • Actors and directors

  • Vincent Cassel (born 1966), French actor
  • Vincent D'Onofrio (born 1959), American actor, director, producer, writer, and singer
  • Vincent Gallo (born 1961), American actor, director and musician
  • George Vincent "Vince" Gilligan, (born 1967), American writer, director, and producer
  • Vinnie Jones (born 1965), British actor and former footballer
  • Vincent Kartheiser (born 1979), American actor
  • Vincent Price (1911-1993), American actor best known for his performances in horror films
  • Vincent Sherman (1906-2006), American director and actor
  • Vince Vaughn (born 1970), American actor
  • Vincent Zhao (born 1972), Chinese actor and martial artist
  • Vincent Regan (born 1966), British actor
  • In music

  • Vincent (born 1995), Canadian electronic music producer and pianist (born Robert Hughes)
  • Vince Clarke (born 1960), English musician, part of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, The Assembly, Erasure, VCMG
  • Vince Gill (born 1957), American country music singer, songwriter and musician
  • Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976), American jazz musician and pianist
  • Vince Hill (born 1937), English singer
  • Vince Martin (born 1937), American folk singer and songwriter
  • Vinnie Moore (born 1964), American guitarist and member of the English hard rock band UFO
  • Vinnie Paul (born 1964), American rock/metal drummer
  • Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987), American composer, teacher and pianist
  • Vinnie Vincent (born 1952), American rock/metal guitarist, formerly with Kiss
  • Writers

  • Vincent O'Sullivan (American writer) (1868–1940), American-born short story writer, poet and critic
  • Vincent O'Sullivan (New Zealand poet) (born 1937), New Zealand poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, critic and editor
  • Vincent Cronin (1924-2011), British biographer
  • Vince Powell (1928–2009), British sitcom writer
  • Other

  • George Vincent Orange (1935-2012), New Zealand historian best known for his military biographies
  • Phil Vincent, founder of UK motorcycle company Vincent Motorcycles
  • Vincent, Prince of Denmark (born 2011)
  • Vincent (TV series) portrays a private investigator Vincent Gallagher
  • Fictional characters

  • Vincent Corleone, in The Godfather Part III
  • Vincent Vega, a main character in the film Pulp Fiction
  • Vincent, a contract killer in the 2004 film Collateral, played by Tom Cruise
  • V.I.N.CENT (Vital Information Necessary CENTralized), a robot in the 1979 Disney film The Black Hole
  • Vincent, "The Beast" from Beauty and the Beast (1987 TV series), played by Ron Perlman
  • Vincent Keller, "The Beast" from Beauty and the Beast (2012 TV series), played by Jay Ryan
  • Vinnie Patterson, from the Australian soap opera Home and Away, played by Ryan Kwanten
  • Vincent Valentine, from Final Fantasy VII
  • Vincent Crabbe, in the Harry Potter series
  • Vincent Phantomhive, in the anime Black Butler
  • Vincent Nightray, from the anime/manga Pandora Hearts
  • Vinz Clortho, Keymaster of Gozer, in the film Ghostbusters, played by Rick Moranis
  • Vincent Brooks, the main character of the 2011 Atlus video game Catherine
  • Vincent, a main character in the 2015 film Disorder, played by Matthias Schoenaerts
  • Father Vincent, in Silent Hill 3
  • Vincent, Walt's dog in Lost
  • Vincent Gallagher, the private investigator in Vincent (TV series) based in Manchester
  • References

    Vincent Wikipedia