Meaning and Origin of Vital - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Vital

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Breton : Lively

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • French, Spanish, Italian, and English : from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Vitalis (see Vitale). The English surname may derive, at least in part, as a nickname from the Middle English word vital in the sense ‘full of vitality’.