Meaning and name origin
Vinnie \v(in)-nie\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Vinnie), is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Vinnie is "little bald one; prevailing". Vinnie is a variant of Calvin (French): diminutive of "calve", from French "chauve". Also a variant of Melvin: possibly masculine form of Malvina (Gaelic) "smooth brow"; (Irish, Gaelic) "polished chief"; (Old English) "sword friend"; or a variant of Melville. Vinnie is also used as a variant of Vincent (Latin).
Vinnie has 1 variant form: Vinny.
Vinnie is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Vinnie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Vincent (#104), Calvin (#182) and Melvin (#672). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Linnie. Like Vinnie, this name is not commonly used.