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littlelolo Wed 05-Jul-17 13:25:41

I don't know any Vincent's so I'm really not sure about it. DH loves it and thinks he'll be a cheeky chap probably with the nickname Vinnie, but I'm not 100% because an old work colleague's dog was Vinnie! Haha

MrsOverTheRoad Wed 05-Jul-17 14:49:04

LOVE it and it was one of my top two if I'd had boys. Vinnie OR Vincent are lovely. It's boyish and fun and yet manly....so perfect for a little boy and a grown man.

FfionFlorist Wed 05-Jul-17 15:26:18

Sorry don't like it very much, still an old man's name to me like Keith or Raymond.

hippoesque Wed 05-Jul-17 15:42:23

I loved it. Only reason we didn't call any of ours Vincent was because DH's first grown up car was affectionately known as Vinny

IHaveACrapCat Wed 05-Jul-17 17:16:31

I know one little Vincent (vinnie) and I just don't really like it (although I'd NEVER let on IRL).

It's very much in the same league as Gary or Kenneth for me.

MikeUniformMike Wed 05-Jul-17 17:19:38

Vinny is fine but Vince is right there with Keith I'm afraid.
I quite like Raymond and Gary.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Wed 05-Jul-17 17:21:24

Very nice, love Vinnie.

toffeeboffin Wed 05-Jul-17 17:24:42

I love it!

MyBootsAreMuddy Wed 05-Jul-17 17:26:18

I know two Vincent's b8th known as Vinnie. Ages 1 and 14. I love it.

MaroonPencil Wed 05-Jul-17 17:27:02

Starry, starry night

londonfeather Wed 05-Jul-17 17:29:05

Reminds me of Vincent Vega

FenellaMaxwellsPony Wed 05-Jul-17 17:31:27

Starry, starry night was my first thought too. Which is unfortunate considering it's about suicide...

Roughlyroughrough Wed 05-Jul-17 17:31:57

Old man's name.

BasinHaircut Wed 05-Jul-17 17:33:20

I like it.

MrsChopper Wed 05-Jul-17 17:33:29

Old man's name

Yes, and that's exactly why I love it! DS also has an old man's name smile

Abetes Wed 05-Jul-17 17:34:52

Hate it. Sorry

JonSnowIsMyKing Wed 05-Jul-17 17:38:50

I know one Vincent, man, creative and quirky really suits his name.
And I know a child vinnie. Bit of a thug, parents are always putting pictures up on FB of him sticking his fingers up at the camera or making a fist, always in polo tops with collar up type child.
Love Vincent can't shake that image of vinnie

ScarletSienna Wed 05-Jul-17 17:40:14

I'm not keen on the 'old man name' trend - I even dislike those that are popular like Arthur and Stanley.
I think Vincent is worse than those though-it's more like Norman, Nigel and Kevin.

DramaAlpaca Wed 05-Jul-17 17:42:41

It's one of the nicer 'old man' names, but it's not my style.

MumBod Wed 05-Jul-17 18:51:39

My DP is called Vincent.

I love Vincent. Vince - not so much.

Vinnie - never.

Vincent = Van Gogh.

Vince = Just Good Friends.

Vinnie = Mafia.

Sophronia Wed 05-Jul-17 20:49:43

I really like it, especially Vinny.

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