Vita Meaning and Origin
The name Vita is a girl’s name meaning “life” and is of Latin origin. A 19th-century coinage from Latin vita ‘life’ or as a feminine form of the male name Vitus. The name Vita has been used as a given name in several cultures around the world, including Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and English-speaking countries. In Italy, Vita is a relatively common name and has been in use since the Middle Ages. It was particularly popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In Spanish-speaking countries, the name is often spelled “Vida”, but has a similar meaning and is also a relatively common name. The name Vita has also been used as a surname in some cases. Notable people with the surname Vita include the Italian architect and designer Gio Ponti and the British actress and model Naomi Campbell (whose birth name is Naomi Campbell-Vita).
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