Spain, the earliest forms of hereditary surnames were patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Similar to many Spanish patronymic names, the distinguished surname Vincente is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The surname Vincente is derived from the given name Vicente, which is in turn derived from the Latin personal name Vincent, which means conquering.
Early Origins of the Vincente family
Castile, the medieval Spanish kingdom whose language and culture were to spread to many countries around the world.
Early History of the Vincente family
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Vincente Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vicente, Vincente, Vicenz, Vincenz, Vicens and many more.
Early Notables of the Vincente family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vincente family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Vicente, who sailed to America in 1513; Honorato Vicente, to America in 1528; María Vicente, to Peru in 1592.
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