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English translation/equivalent: Vincentia

Origin: From the Latin proper name Vincentius, derives from the present participle of -ius of the verb vincere. Means "that wins, destined to win," especially in the Christian sense to win over sin.

Name Day/Onomastico: May 18—in memory of St. Vincenza Gerosa (died 1847), founder of the Order of the Nuns of the Child Maria (also called "Nuns of Charity").

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: feminine form of Vincenzo

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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