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What does Vital mean?

Vital Pronunciation of Vital [vi-tal] as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Vital means "life-giving". Vital is a version of Vito (Latin): mostly Italian use.

Associated with: life.


Vital has 1 variant: Vitale.

5 more relations via Vito: Vitalis, Vitaly, Vitas, Vitus and Witold.

Creative forms:
(male) Vistal, Vival, ..

(female) Vite, Vival, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vital Demarco (V.D.), ..

How popular is Vital?

Vital is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#8294 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Vito (#1670 from recent data) is the only prominent varying form of Vital (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Vital was at its apex a century ago (adoption of 0.03%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.01%, 80.5% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vito in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vital and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amital, Antal, Avital, Bidal, Bilal, Fidal, Hilal, Jimal, Mical, Mikal, Natal, Nial, Val, Vidal, Vidar, Videl, Vijay and Vitor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vital.

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