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Vito is an Italian name and a Slavic name that is related either to the Latin word "vita", meaning "life",[1] or to the Proto-Slavic word "vit", meaning ruler. Fot the Italian name, it is a modern form of the Latin name "Vitus", meaning "life-giver," [2] as in Saint Vitus, the patron saint of dogs and a heroic figure in southern Italian folklore.[3] For the Slavic name, it is a modern form of the Slavic name Vitomir. The Name "Vito" is unrelated to, yet still often confused with, the German name "Wido". "Wido" is derived from Ancient Germanic.


People with this name include:

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