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Origin and Meaning of Vitaly

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Vitaly is of Russian origin and means "Full of life".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Vitaly

Vitaly was born on February 6th, 1985 in Bryansk.


Vitaly Churkin is an Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador to Belgium, Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations, and List of ambassadors of Russia to Belgium. Vitaly was born on February 21st, 1952 in Moscow.


Vitaly Petrov is a racing driver for the Mücke Motorsport. Vitaly was born on September 8th, 1984 in Vyborg, Soviet Union.


Vitaly Yurchenko is a military person.


Vitaly Ginzburg was a scientist in the field of theoretical physics. Vitaly was given the name Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg on October 4th, 1916 in Moscow. He died on November 8th, 2009.


Vitaly Potapenko is a basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Budivelnyk, MMT Estudiantes, Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, and Sacramento Kings in the National Basketball Association. His career lasted from 1992 to 2008. Vitaly was born on March 21st, 1975 in Kiev.


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Fun Facts about the name Vitaly

  • How Popular is the name Vitaly? Vitaly is the 30,093rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vitaly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 158 babies born with the first name Vitaly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vitaly to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vitaly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Vitaly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vitaly is Thursday, June 7th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Vitaly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vitaly was in 2013 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vitaly: Your name in reverse order is Ylativ. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iyaltv. How do you pronounce that?

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