Today a person could happily drop Vincent and Vicente, ditch Vinny and go straight to Vin, thanks to action star Vin Diesel (whose birth name was actually Mark Sinclair). But you’d be missing out on one of the best vintage names out there. Vincent is a saint’s name and a neighborhood favorite with Catholics and Italian-Americans. Vincent makes a deliberate move to be a regular guy: This well-worn character name is comforting and comfortable.

Famous Vincents

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Vincent Jackson
    Football Player
  • Vincent Pastore
  • Vincent van Gogh

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Source: Social Security Administration

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