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 (#15590 out of 150436, Top 10%). (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 these boy names was at its peak during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.322%) 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)