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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element witu "wood" or wit "wide". From early times this name has been confused with the Latin name Vitus.
Other Languages & CulturesVid(Croatian) Vít, Vítek(Czech) Guy(English) Guy(French) Wide(Frisian) Guido, Veit(German) Vida, Vid(Hungarian) Guido(Italian) Gvidas(Lithuanian) Wit(Polish) Vít(Slovak) Vid(Slovene)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1563

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