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What does Vitus mean?

Vitus Pronunciation of Vitus [vi-tus] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Vitus is "life-giving". Vitus is a version of Vito (Latin): mostly Italian use.

Associated with: life.


Vitus has 1 variant: Vitas.

4 more related forms via Vito: Vital, Vitale, Vitalis and Vitaly.

Creative forms:
(male) Viltus, Vintus, ..

(female) Vitusta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vitus Phillip (V.P.), ..

How popular is Vitus?

Vitus is an uncommon first name for males. Vitus is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Vitus (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Vito (#1670 a year ago). This relation of Vitus was popular 95 years ago (#349) and is now much less common, with Vito becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Altus, Artus, Cetus, Clitus, Firus, Linus, Pius, Rinus, Sixtus, Titus, Vijun and Vitor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vitus.

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