Meaning and name origin
Vito \v(i)-to\ as a boy's name is pronounced VEE-toh. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vito is "life-giving". Mostly Italian use. Saint Vitus was an early martyr who supposedly could cure epilepsy and a disorder known as "Saint Vitus' dance". See also Vidal.
Vito is a somewhat popular first name for males (#738 out of 1220, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#13888 out of 88799, Top 16%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Vito for boys. Vito reached its highest rank of #356 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Vito and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Vito and Vidal. (2014 statistics).