Given Name VITUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman name which was derived from Latin vita "life". Saint Vitus was a child martyred in Sicily in the early 4th century. From an early date this name was confused with the Germanic name Wido.
FEMININE FORM: Vita
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Vid (Croatian), Vít (Czech), Veit (German), Vida, Vid (Hungarian), Vito (Italian), Wit (Polish), Vít (Slovak), Vid (Slovene), Vito (Spanish)