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Gender Masculine

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 FormVytautė
Other Languages & CulturesWitold(German) Witold, Witek, Witołd(Polish)

Images

Detail showing Vytautas from The Battle of Grunwald by Jan Matejko (1878)Detail showing Vytautas from The Battle of Grunwald by Jan Matejko (1878)
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