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Boy Name: Vito

Name: Vito
Pronunciation: \v(i)-to\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: life-giving
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Witt, Fido
Variant forms: Vital, Vitale, Vitalis, Vitaly, Vitas, Vitus, Witold
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 738
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13888


Vito \v(i)-to\ as a boy's 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 has 7 variant forms: Vital, Vitale, Vitalis, Vitaly, Vitas, Vitus and Witold.

Baby names that sound like Vito are Witt and Fido.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Vito.


Vito is a somewhat popular first name for men (#738 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13888 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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