Vito Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Vito, Latin Vitus, from vita ‘life’. Compare Vita. The name was popular in the Middle Ages as the result of the cult of an early Christian martyr in southern Italy, about whom very little is known. He was regarded as a patron against epilepsy and the nervous tremor named after him, ‘St. Vitus’s dance’. His cult spread into Germany and thence through Eastern Europe, where the name was reinforced by native Slavic names such as Vitoslav and Vitomír, with a first element derived from Old Slavic vitati ‘inhabit’ or ‘welcome’. It may also derive in part from the Lombardic name Wido or Frankish Wit(t)o (see Guido).

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


Similar surnames: Vita, Tito, Ito, Vida, Victor, Vitek, Zito, Viti, Tite, Sisto

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Vito Family Origin

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Vito Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

In 1880, the most common Vito occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Vito's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vito. A less common occupation for the Vito family was Shoemaker.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Vito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Vito in 1955 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vito

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