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Vitale Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (from Italy): from the medieval personal name Vitale (Latin Vitalis, a derivative of vita ‘life’). The name was popular with Christians as a symbol of their belief in eternal life, and was borne by a dozen early saints; it became especially popular in Emilia-Romagna because of two saints, San Vitale of Bologna and Ravenna. As a Jewish personal name it represents a calque of the Hebrew personal name Chayim ‘life’. Compare Hyams.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Viale, Vital, Vial, Vita, Vidales, Vidal, Natale, Vitalis, Vale

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Vitale Family Origin

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Vitale Family Occupations

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Vitale Historical Records

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Vitale Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Vitale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vitale in 1949 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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