Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Vincent m. Latin Vincentius, from vincens 'conquering'.

The name of a number of 4th C saints, a 5th C saint, a 7th C Belgian saint, and a 14th C Spanish saint and logician.

Czech Republic
Latin
1350 Czenkone (dat) chlumecky 184; 1358 Czenkone (abl) ibid. 193, p. 29
1345 Czenko (nom) CDEM-7.2 605; 1349 Czenco (nom) chlumecky 23; 1350 Czencone (abl) ibid. 194, Czenkonis (gen) ibid. 165; 1353 Czenco (nom) ibid. 132, Czencone (abl) ibid. 4, p. 21, Czenconi (dat) ibid. 132, Czenconis (gen) ibid. 36, p. 22; 1355 Czenko (nom) ibid. 95, Czenkoni (dat) ibid. 98, Czenkonis (gen) ibid. 98, Czenkony (dat) ibid. 76; 1356 Czenko (nom) ibid. 117, Czenkoni (dat) ibid. 169; 1358 Czenco (nom) ibid. 216, p. 30, Czenkoni (dat) ibid. 200, p. 30
England
Latin
1189 Vincent (nom) GASurv p. 116; 1279–80 Vincentius (nom) WaHR-SK p. 45; 1300 Vincencius (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 234
Dutch
1574 Vincent AuFr Brawere; 1576 Vincent ibid. Cuenijnck
Early Modern English
1530 Vincent LIWill-III p. 47; 1586 Vincent DEmar-vol2 p. 12; 1588 Vincent StAnthonlin p. 33; 1589 Vincent DEmar-vol2 p. 19; 1590 Vincent ibid. p. 22; 1592 Vincent BEmar-vol2 p. 31, DEmar-vol2 p. 25; 1593 Vincent ibid. p. 26; 1597 Vincent ibid. p. 37; 1598 Vincent ibid. p. 39
Estonia
Middle Low German
1592 Wintz Tiik1977 p. 288
France
Latin
1054 Vincentius (nom) StVdM-II 693; 1179 Vincentius (nom) clairvaux-12thc 180; 1180 Vincentii (gen) RotScaNor p. 4; 1196 Vincentius (nom) CartNDdOurscamp CXXXIX; 1267 Vincentius (nom) NDParisII 2-II; 1268 Vincentius (nom) ibid. 2-V; 1269 Vincencio (dat) ibid. 2-XII, Vincentius (nom) ibid. 2-III; 1273 Vincentius (nom) ibid. 2-XLIII; 1274 Vincencii (gen) ibid. 2-LV; 1301 Vincenti (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 250, Vincentii (gen) ibid. p. 259, Vincentius (nom) ibid. p. 209; 1378 Vincentio (dat) hanquetvol1 785
Old French
1296 Vincent paris1296 p. 11; 1313 Vincent Paris1313 p. 1
1313 Vincenet Paris1313 p. 35
Middle French
1388 Vinchen thierry; 1418 Vincent HGParis p. 378; 1421 Vincent favier 1048; 1423 Vincent ibid. 279; 1438 Vincent ibid. 563; 1561 Vincent RegPCC-1 p. 5; 1562 Vincent ibid. p. 6; 1563 Vincent ibid. p. 32; 1564 Vincent ibid. p. 97; 1565 Vincent ibid. p. 117; 1566 Vincent ibid. p. 203; 1567 Vincent ibid. p. 293; 1568 Vincent ibid. p. 388; 1570 Vincent ibid. p. 422; 1571 Vincent ibid. p. 442
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Vincentius (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 10
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Vincentii (gen) BBC-Berg 66; 1326 Vincentium (acc) Friuli-14thC no. 446; 1376 Vicencio (abl) DouGen1 p. 168; 1464 Vincentius (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1522x1532 Vicencius (nom) DSF p. 53, 37, Vincencius (nom) ibid. p. 52, 29; 1527 Vincentij (gen) Rome1527 p. 89, Vincentius (nom) ibid. p. 85
1285 Vençoli (gen) Perugia1285 p. 157, Vinçoli (gen) ibid. p. 159
Italian
1513x1521 Vincenzio LeoX p. 17
The Netherlands
Dutch
1566 Vincent MagMiddelburg-1560; 1567 Vincent ibid.
Portugal
Latin
1211 Vincentius (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 6; 1217 Vincentius (nom) ibid. no. 21; 1256 Vincentij (gen) ibid. no. 17; 1269 Vincencio (dat) ibid. no. 11
Spain
Latin
1491 Vincentii (gen) carbonell-I p. 64, Vincentius (nom) ibid. p. 63
Catalan
1510 Vicent valencia1510 3418
Spanish
1575 Vincente Catalogo-5.2 3860
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Vincent". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Vincent.