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The French name Vincent first arose during the Medieval period in the Languedoc region. It is derived from when the family having lived in the Languedoc area of France. However, the name Vincent could also be derived from the Old French personal name Vincent, meaning victor or conqueror.

Vincent Early Origins



The surname Vincent was first found in Languedoc, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Vincent Spelling Variations


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Vincent Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vincens, Vincense, Vinzens, Vincent, Vincenes, Vincennes, De Vinzens, De Vincent, De Vincente and many more.

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Vincent Early History


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Vincent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vincent research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1667, 1700, and 1723 are included under the topic Early Vincent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vincent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vincent Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vincent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vincent Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Sarah Allerton Vincent, who landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620
  • William Vincent settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Adrian Vincent settled in New England in 1633
  • Adrian Vincent settled in Massachusetts in 1633-1634
  • Adrian Vincent, who arrived in America in 1633
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vincent Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Vincent, aged 56, landed in New York in 1719
  • John Vincent settled in Maryland in 1726
  • Louis Vincent, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Madeleine Vincent, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Francoise Vincent, who landed in South Carolina in 1756
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vincent Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Vincent settled in New York in 1820
  • Vicente Vincent, aged 50, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830
  • Charles Vincent settled in New York in 1832
  • Joseas Vincent, who arrived in New York in 1834
  • Ovid Vincent, who landed in New York in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vincent Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean-Antoine Vincent, who arrived in Canada in 1632-1760
  • Michel Vincent, aged 20, landed in Quebec in 1656

Vincent Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Giles Vincent was a planter of Connaigre, Newfoundland in 1710 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • John Vincent settled in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1739 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Mr. Charles Vincent U.E. born in Dutchess County, New York, USA who settled in Kennebecasis Island, Kings County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Ensign. Elijah Vincent U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Vincent Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jonathan Vincent, who landed in Canada in 1830
  • Gershom Vincent, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • William Vincent, who arrived in Canada in 1831
  • William Vincent, aged 45, a husbandman, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Bolivar" from Plymouth, England
  • Mary Vincent, aged 38, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Bolivar" from Plymouth, England
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vincent Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Anne Vincent, aged 16, a domestic servant, arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1836 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm
  • John Vincent arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1848
  • Nicholas Vincent arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848
  • William Vincent arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Santipore" in 1848
  • Stephen Vincent arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harpley" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vincent Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Edward Vincent landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841
  • William Edward Vincent, aged 17, a printer, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Charles Vincent, aged 27, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • Sarah Vincent, aged 26, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • Richard Vincent, aged 1, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mary Ann" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vincent (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vincent (post 1700)



  • Vinnie Vincent (b. 1952), born Vincent John Cusano, American guitarist and songwriter, former member in the band Kiss
  • Jan-Michael Vincent (b. 1944), retired American actor, best known for his role as Stringfellow Hawke on the 1980s U.S. television series Airwolf (1984–1986)
  • Brigadier General Clinton D. Vincent (1914-1955), American flying ace
  • Edward Vincent (b. 1934), American state Senator
  • Cerina Vincent (b. 1979), American film actress and model
  • Francis Thomas Vincent Jr. (b. 1938), American businessman, national baseball commissioner (1989-1992)
  • Yves Vincent (1921-2016), French film and television actor, active in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Rémy Vincent, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Luc Antoine Vincent, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Humbert Marie Vincent, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Vincent Historic Events


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Vincent Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. John Vincent (1858-1914), English Second Class Passenger from Faircross, England, United Kingdom who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Clara Vincent (1857-1914), née Searson English Second Class Passenger from Faircross, England, United Kingdom who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Leonard Andrew  Vincent, British Stoker 1st Class, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Vincent


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Suggested Readings for the name Vincent



  • The Vincent Family: Descendants of Adrian Vincent by Anna M. Vincent.
  • The Vincent Family Genealogy by Clyde W. and Ida C. Vincent.
  • Vincent Family Records by Sheridan Eugene Vincent.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  11. ...

The Vincent Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vincent Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 30 June 2016 at 12:57.

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