Vincent

First Name
335k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
53k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Vincent

"Vincent" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "Victorious". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From French, from Latin Vincentius, from vincēns (“conquering”), from the verb vincō.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Vincent was also found in the following language(s): French, German, Slovak, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Vincent

Vincent van Gogh was an artist in the fields of painting and drawing. Vincent was born on March 30th, 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands. He passed away on July 29th, 1890.

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Alice Cooper is a hard rock, heavy metal music, shock rock, and glam rock musician. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1963 to present. Alice was given the name Vincent Damon Furnier on February 4th, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, US.

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Vince McMahon is a majority owner, chairman, and ceo of wwe, promoter, announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, professional wrestler, wwe, sports commentator, and and ceo ofwwe. He holds the title Chairman, President, CEO, Chairman (1980–present), President (1980–1993), and CEO (1980–1993; 2009–present). His most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to present. Vince was given the name Vincent Kennedy McMahon by his parents Vince McMahon and Sr. on August 24th, 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Vince is also known as Mr. McMahon and Vincent K. McMahon.

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Vincent D’Onofrio is an actor, producer, and singer. His ongoing career started in 1983. Vincent was given the name Vincent Philip D'Onofrio on June 30th, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Vincent Cassel is an actor and director. His ongoing career started in 1987. Vincent was given the name Vincent Crochon by his parent Jean-Pierre Cassel on November 23rd, 1966 in Paris.

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Vince Vaughn is an actor, producer, screenwriter, comedian, activist, film producer, and activism. His ongoing career started in 1988. Vince was given the name Vincent Anthony Vaughn on March 28th, 1970 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vincent

St. Vincent is an art rock, baroque pop, indie rock, and indie pop musician. She was most active from 2003 to present. St. was given the name Anne Erin Clark on September 28th, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Joyce Carol Vincent was an important individual. Joyce was born Joyce Carol Vincent on October 19th, 1965 in Hammersmith. She breathed her last breath in 2003.

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Jan-Michael Vincent is a film and television actor. He was most active from 1967 to 2002. Jan-Michael was born on July 15th, 1944 in Denver. Jan-Michael is also known as Jan Michael Vincent, Michael Vincent, and Mike Vincent.

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Frank Vincent is an actor, musician, author, and entrepreneur. He has been prominent since 1976. Frank was given the name Frank Vincent Gattuso on August 4th, 1939 in North Adams, Massachusetts.

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Vinnie Vincent is a glam metal, heavy metal music, and hard rock musician and songwriter. He was most active from 1970 to 1997. Vinnie was given the name Vincent John Cusano on August 6th, 1952 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Vinnie is also known as The Ankh Warrior".

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Gene Vincent was a rockabilly, rock, roll, blues, and country music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to 1971. Gene was given the name Vincent Eugene Craddock on February 11th, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. He breathed his last breath on October 12th, 1971.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 41 0 41
1881 30 0 30
1882 38 0 38
1883 43 0 43
1884 51 0 51
1885 48 0 48
1886 50 0 50
1887 52 0 52
1888 67 0 67
1889 65 0 65
1890 61 0 61
1891 74 0 74
1892 93 0 93
1893 82 0 82
1894 94 0 94
1895 134 0 134
1896 112 0 112
1897 112 0 112
1898 140 0 140
1899 125 0 125
1900 177 0 177
1901 131 0 131
1902 148 0 148
1903 170 0 170
1904 206 0 206
1905 176 0 176
1906 193 0 193
1907 239 0 239
1908 250 0 250
1909 264 0 264
1910 343 0 343 #99 boy name
1911 506 10 496 #80 boy name
1912 1,183 5 1,178 #72 boy name
1913 1,535 8 1,527 #65 boy name
1914 1,969 7 1,962 #61 boy name
1915 2,504 13 2,491 #65 boy name
1916 2,508 8 2,500 #67 boy name
1917 2,649 13 2,636 #65 boy name
1918 2,635 14 2,621 #73 boy name
1919 2,542 11 2,531 #71 boy name
1920 2,674 12 2,662 #73 boy name
1921 2,792 12 2,780 #70 boy name
1922 2,720 12 2,708 #71 boy name
1923 2,728 9 2,719 #72 boy name
1924 2,646 8 2,638 #78 boy name
1925 2,792 20 2,772 #71 boy name
1926 2,560 15 2,545 #77 boy name
1927 2,661 14 2,647 #77 boy name
1928 2,455 18 2,437 #82 boy name
1929 2,346 16 2,330 #82 boy name
1930 2,331 15 2,316 #84 boy name
1931 2,171 12 2,159 #86 boy name
1932 2,078 9 2,069 #93 boy name
1933 1,993 12 1,981 #94 boy name
1934 1,876 11 1,865
1935 1,795 0 1,795
1936 1,744 7 1,737
1937 1,846 12 1,834
1938 1,840 6 1,834
1939 1,822 9 1,813
1940 1,974 0 1,974
1941 2,057 8 2,049
1942 2,388 9 2,379
1943 2,428 8 2,420
1944 2,037 8 2,029
1945 2,126 6 2,120
1946 2,428 6 2,422
1947 2,813 7 2,806
1948 2,801 12 2,789
1949 2,920 9 2,911
1950 2,931 9 2,922
1951 2,935 11 2,924
1952 3,186 11 3,175
1953 3,178 10 3,168
1954 3,374 10 3,364
1955 3,491 6 3,485 #99 boy name
1956 3,773 8 3,765 #98 boy name
1957 4,077 10 4,067 #98 boy name
1958 4,279 17 4,262 #98 boy name
1959 4,225 11 4,214
1960 4,391 15 4,376 #98 boy name
1961 4,337 19 4,318 #97 boy name
1962 6,182 26 6,156 #66 boy name
1963 6,183 30 6,153 #61 boy name
1964 5,699 21 5,678 #64 boy name
1965 5,468 35 5,433 #61 boy name
1966 4,985 44 4,941 #58 boy name
1967 4,418 20 4,398 #65 boy name
1968 4,008 27 3,981 #73 boy name
1969 4,088 27 4,061 #69 boy name
1970 4,061 29 4,032 #79 boy name
1971 3,462 25 3,437 #87 boy name
1972 2,773 27 2,746
1973 2,700 17 2,683 #99 boy name
1974 2,448 12 2,436
1975 2,402 17 2,385
1976 2,468 15 2,453
1977 2,474 15 2,459
1978 2,533 26 2,507
1979 2,542 23 2,519
1980 2,717 20 2,697
1981 2,790 26 2,764
1982 2,886 22 2,864
1983 2,916 21 2,895 #97 boy name
1984 2,992 20 2,972 #95 boy name
1985 3,072 31 3,041 #95 boy name
1986 3,112 21 3,091 #93 boy name
1987 3,195 25 3,170 #95 boy name
1988 4,090 37 4,053 #82 boy name
1989 4,515 25 4,490 #80 boy name
1990 4,817 17 4,800 #78 boy name
1991 4,504 13 4,491 #81 boy name
1992 4,121 17 4,104 #92 boy name
1993 3,697 11 3,686 #100 boy name
1994 3,612 9 3,603 #100 boy name
1995 3,324 5 3,319
1996 3,341 0 3,341
1997 3,198 5 3,193
1998 3,106 8 3,098
1999 3,071 5 3,066
2000 3,240 7 3,233
2001 3,207 6 3,201
2002 3,195 9 3,186
2003 3,424 6 3,418
2004 3,431 12 3,419
2005 3,750 6 3,744
2006 4,036 9 4,027
2007 3,962 5 3,957
2008 3,579 0 3,579
2009 3,491 0 3,491
2010 3,533 7 3,526
2011 3,793 0 3,793
2012 3,727 0 3,727
2013 3,849 0 3,849
2014 3,756 0 3,756
2015 3,715 6 3,709
2016 3,814 8 3,806

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Popularity of Vincent as a first name

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Popularity of Vincent as a last name

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Common last names for Vincent

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Murphy
  • Russo
  • Jones
  • Kelly
  • Williams
  • Ryan
  • Martin
  • Obrien
  • Esposito
  • Sullivan
  • Marino
  • Walsh
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Romano
  • Davis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vincent U.S.
  White 78.93% 64.26%
  African American 13.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vincent

People with the last name Vincent are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Vincent

  • How Popular is the name Vincent? Vincent is the 207th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vincent was the 641st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vincent have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 335,331 babies born with the first name Vincent in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vincent to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vincent? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 41 new born babies.
  • When was Vincent first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vincent is Tuesday, April 3rd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Vincent born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vincent was in 1962 with a total of 6,156 babies. That's a lot of babies named Vincent!
  • Random Vincent Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vincent ranks 66th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 16 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Vincent: Your name in reverse order is Tnecniv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ectvnni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vincent? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 53,095 people with the last name Vincent.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vincent? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 18 of them will have Vincent as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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