The meaning of Vitus is life and has often been used in different cultures to denote a child with saint-like characteristics. Other myths also add more weightage to the meaning of this name by adding the term life-saver to the meaning, which does resonate with the phrase child with saint-like characteristics. Vitus might be considered a great name for a baby with a warm and caring personality who loves to take care of everyone around him. Additionally, being signified as life, your baby can also be seen as the life of your relationship, adding a sweet and salty flavor to it. Vitus was one of the very popular names in 1929, but due to some unfathomable reason, this name has seen a steep decline in its use since then. Currently, having a popularity rank under 11,000, Vitus can again be considered one of those rare and short names accompanied by a bright and lively meaning.