Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Vitalis m. Latin vitalis 'vital, living'.

The name of various Italian and French saints.

England
Latin
1185x1186 Vitalem (acc) PR-XXXVI p. 192; 1222 vitalis (gen) StPaulDom p. 98
France
Latin
1047x1061 Vitalis (nom) CartNDSaintes XX; 1088x1119 Vitalis (nom) St-Bernard-Romans 124; a1108 Vitalis (nom) CartStPC XXI; 1147 Vitalis (nom) clairvaux-12thc 15; 1179 Vitali (abl) ibid. 176, Vitalis (nom) ibid. 178; 1180 Vitali (gen) RotScaNor p. 3; 1273 Vitalis (gen) RegToul-13thC p. 27; 1287 Vitalis (nom) GasReg-A p. 74; 1304 Vitalis (nom) ibid.; 1310/11 Vitalis (nom) ibid. p. 100; 1310 Vitalis (nom) ibid. p. 217; 1310–11 Bitalis (nom) ibid. p. 236, Vitalis (nom) ibid. p. 236
Middle French
1418 Vital DdB1418 p. 205, HGParis p. 381
Italy
Latin
1348 Vitalis (gen) INP 22; 1408 Vitalis (gen) CatTir1 38; 1527 Vitalis (gen) Rome1527 p. 85
1285 Vitalutii (gen) Perugia1285 p. 154
Spain
Latin
1491 Vitalis (nom) carbonell-I p. 60
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Vitalis". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Vitalis.