Avitus


Gender: Masculine

Origin: Latin

Meaning: “Ancestral.”

Pronunciation: (ah-VEE-tus)

Nicknames: Avo, Vito

Detail: From a Roman family name which meant “ancestral” in Latin. This was the name of an emperor who briefly reigned over the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century.

It was also the name of several saints, including a 6th-century bishop of Vienne.

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