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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


Vito has 7 variants: Vital, Vitale, Vitalis, Vitaly, Vitas, Vitus and Witold.

Vito has 1 more relation via Vidal: Videl.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Vigo, Vinto, ..

(female) Vite, Vitoia, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Vito for boys. Vito entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #349 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vito outside U.S.

The only other popular variation form of Vito ranked in the Top 2000 is Vidal. Adoption of these forms of Vito was more pronounced among parents during the years 1920-1929.

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended 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.