Vincent Family History

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Vincent Name Meaning

English and French: from a medieval personal name (Latin Vincentius, a derivative of vincens, genitive vincentis, present participle of vincere ‘to conquer’). The name was borne by a 3rd-century Spanish martyr widely venerated in the Middle Ages and by a 5th-century monk and writer of Lérins, as well as various other early saints. In eastern Europe the name became popular in honor of Wincenty Kadlubek (died 1223), a bishop of Kraków and an early chronicler. Irish: the English surname has been established in the south of Ireland since the 17th century, and has also been adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhinse ‘son of the dark man of the island’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pinkert, Vincenti, Mincer, Vicente, Linden, Kinnett, Vinet, Vince

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Vincent Family Origin

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Vincent Family Occupations

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In 1921, Cultivateur and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Vincent. 19% of Vincent men worked as a Cultivateur and 7% of Vincent women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vincent were Labourer and Institutrice

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Journalier
    9%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Couturire
    6%
  • Student
    6%
  • Institutrice
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Vincent Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 56,000 military records available for the last name Vincent. For the veterans among your Vincent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vincent Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Vincent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vincent in 1942 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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