Meaning and Name Origin
Vinnie \v(in)-nie\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Vinnie) has the meaning "little bald one; prevailing". Vinnie is a form of Calvin (French): diminutive of "calve", from French "chauve". Vinnie is also a variant of Melvin. Vinnie is also used as a variant of Vincent (Latin).
Vinnie has 1 variant: Vinny.
Vinnie has 29 more related variations via Calvin, Melvin, Vincent: Cal▼, Calvino, Kalvin, Malvin, Malvyn, Malvynn, Mel▼, Melvon, Melvyn▼, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn, Vicente▼, Vicenzio, Vicenzo, Vin, Vince▼, Vincens, Vincente, Vincentius, Vincents, Vincenty, Vincenz, Vincenzio, Vincenzo▼, Vincien, Vinicent, Vinzenz and Wincenty.
Vinnie is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Vinnie is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Vinnie and affiliated names. Cal, Calvin (#182 a year ago), Kalvin, Mel, Melvin (#672), Melvyn, Vicente (#744), Vince, Vincent (#104) and Vincenzo (#812) are the popular variation forms of Vinnie (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1940-1949 and is somewhat lower today, with forms such as Cal, Melvin, Melvyn, Vicente and Vince becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Linnie. Like Vinnie, this name is not commonly used.