What does Vito mean?
Vito [vi-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.
Associated with: life.
1 more relation via Vidal: Videl.Creative forms:
(male) Vide, Vinto, ..
(female) Vile, Vite, .. Middle name pairings:
Vito Adin (V.A.), ..
How popular is Vito?
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)
Vito entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #349 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is at #1670 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular variation form of Vito (#1670 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000 is Vidal. Adoption of these forms of Vito was more pronounced among parents during the years 1920-1929 and has become much diminished since.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alto, Arto, Cato, Guto, Kato, Otto▼, Rito, Sixto, Tito, Vaso, Viator, Vic, Vick, Victor▼, Vidor, Viggo, Vigi, Viktor, Vin, Vinton, Vireo and Vitor. These names tend to be less frequently used than Vito.See names in meaning and etymology.