Origin of the name VINCENT.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name VINCENT.
Latin Vincentius (q.v.), meaning
"conquering." Usage: America, England, France.
sent to comfort St. Vincent in his torture (A.D. 304). After
being put to the "question" St. Vincent was carried back to
his dungeon, and laid on broken potsherds; but God sent angels to
comfort him, and his cell was illuminated with light from heaven.
Then his bonds fell from him, and the broken potsherds seemed a bed of
roses and other fragrant flowers.—Metaphrastes (from the original Acts
by the Notaries of the Church). (A Dictionary of Miracles,