Spelling variations of this family name include: Vincent, Vinsant, Vinsen, Vincer and others.
First found in Leicestershire where they were seated from early times at Swinford.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adrian Vincent settled in New England in 1633; Henry Vincent settled in Virginia in 1635; John Vincent settled in Jamaica in 1663; John Vincent settled in Maryland in 1726.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: It shall be given to the conqueror.
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.
Some noteworthy people of the name Vincent
* Edward Vincent, American newspaper columnist and broadcaster
* Francis Thomas Vincent Jr. (b. 1938), American businessman, national baseball commissioner (1989-12)
* Jan-Michael Vincent (b. 1944), American actor
* Charles Edward Howard Vincent (1849-1908), English politician
* Stenio Joseph Vincent (1874-1959), Haitian politician and President of Haiti (1930-41)
* Major-Genera Douglas Vincent, Director, Standard Telephones & Cables Pty. Ltd., Canberra, Australia
* Clark Edward Vincent, Sociologist, Clemmons, North Carolina
* Howard Louis Vincent, Economist, White Plains, New York
* Colin Angus Vincent, British electrochemist
* Professor John Vincent, Science
* Air Marshall Stanley Vincent,
* Sir William Vincent,
* Cyril Leverton Vincent (1902-1968), South African cricketer
* David Alexander Vincent (b. 1965), American musician, singer and bassist
* Sir Edgar Vincent (1857-1941), British politician, diplomat and writer
* Frank Vincent (b. 1939), Italian-American actor
* Major-General Douglas Vincent, Director of Standard Telephones & Cables Pty. Ltd., Canberra, Australia
* Professor Ewart Vincent,
* Professor Eric Vincent,
* Sir Graham Vincent,
* Normand Vincent, Dental Surgeon of Quebec City
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