Vincent: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Vincent

Derived from the Roman name Vincentius, which means “to conquer,” your little Vincent will try to conquer everything from the tallest slide at the playground to the high dive at the pool. Just don’t try to make him take a nap.

Nicknames:

Vince, Vin, Vinny.

Famous people named Vincent:

Actors Vincent D’Onofrio, Vincent Gallo, Vincent Price, Vin Diesel, Vince Vaughn, and Vincent Kartheiser; NFL coach Vince Lombardi; singer Vince Gill; football players Vinny Testaverde and Vincent “Bo” Jackson.

Fun fact:

In Amy Tan’s novel The Joy Luck Club, one character wanted her son to grow up rich, so she named him Vincent because she thought it sounded like “win cent.”

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