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What does Vince mean?

Vince Pronunciation of Vince [vince] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Vince is "prevailing". Vince is a version of Vincent (Latin): from Vincentius.


13 alternative forms via Vincent: Vicente, Vin, Vincens, Vincente, Vincents, Vincenty, Vincenz, Vincenzo, Vincien, Vinicent, Vinnie, Vinny and Vinzenz.

Creative forms:
(male) Vinne, Vinzio, ..

(female) Vinne, Vinte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vince Macklin (V.M.), ..

How popular is Vince?

Vince is a somewhat popular first name for males (#674 out of 1220, Top 55%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#15421 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Vince reached its peak position of #415 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #1272. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Vince (#1272 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Vincent (#109 from current records), Vicente (#733), Vincenzo (#815) and Vincente. Usage of these forms of Vince was common among parents a century ago (average #1155) and is almost as widespread today (#985, 18%). Vincent is the longstanding favorite, though Vincenzo has grown trendy as well over time.

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

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

Similar Names

Vince is pronounced similarly to Vance. Other suggested similar names are Dice, Ince, Lance, Ponce, Prince, Rance, Rice, Vane, Vic, Vick, Virle and Yance. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vince.