What does Vito mean?
Vito \v(i)-to\ as a boys' 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 prominent first name for men (#738 out of 1220, Top 60%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#13888 out of 88799, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Vito for boys. Vito entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #356 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
The only other popular variation form of Vito ranked in the Top 1000 is Vidal. Adoption of this boy name was at its peak during 1920-1929 and has become much less since, with the version Vito becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Vito and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)