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What does Vicente mean?

Vicente Pronunciation of Vicente [vi-cente] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vicente is "prevailing". Vicente is a Spanish form of Vincent (Latin): from Vincentius.


12 relations via Vincent: Vicenzio, Vicenzo, Vince, Vincens, Vincente, Vincents, Vincenty, Vincenz, Vincenzo, Vinicent, Vinnie and Wincenty.

Creative forms:
(male) Vicence, Vicenne, ..

(female) Vicenda, Vicenne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vicente Said (V.S.), ..

How popular is Vicente?

Vicente is a very popular first name for men (#515 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#5049 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vicente reached its highest rank of #522 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #733 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vicente name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vicente outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Vince (#1272 in recent rankings), Vincent (#109), Vincente and Vincenzo (#815) are the popular variation forms of Vicente (#733 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Vicenzio, are seldom used. These forms of Vicente were popular a century ago (median #1155) and are almost as common today (#985, down 18.1%). Vincent has generally been a favorite of parents, although Vincenzo appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vicente, Vince, Vincent, Vincente, Vincenzo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vincent outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dionte and Valente. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vicente.