Given Name VYTAUTAS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Lithuanian

Meaning & History

From the Baltic elements vyti- "chase, drive away" or vyd- "see" combined with tauta "people, nation". This was the name of a 15th-century Grand Duke of Lithuania, revered as a national hero in that country.
FEMININE FORM: Vytautė
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Witold (German), Witold, Witek, Witołd (Polish)
Entry updated December 27, 2009