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What does Vitalis mean?

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

Associated with: life.


5 alternative forms via Vito: Vital, Vitale, Vitaly, Vitas and Vitus.

Creative forms:
(male) Vitalve, ..

(female) Vitalka, Vitalli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vitalis Paris (V.P.), ..

How popular is Vitalis?

Vitalis is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#66676 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Vito (#1670 via latest list) is the only prominent variation form of Vitalis (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Vitale, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Vitalis was well-received during the years 1920-1929 (#349) and is now significantly diminished (#1670, 80.5%), with Vito becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Fidelis, Gillis, Mikhalis, Nicolis, Vali, Vasilis, Vidal, Videlio, Vitorio and Willis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vitalis.

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