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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 FormVita
Other Languages & CulturesVid Croatian Vít Czech Veit German Vida, Vid Hungarian Vito Italian Wit Polish Vít Slovak Vid Slovene Vito Spanish


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Entry updated December 27, 2009   Contribute