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Vital History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, Spanish


The distinguished surname Vital has its origins in the mountainous Regions of Spain. The surname Vital is derived from the personal name Vidal and literally means "son or descendant of Vidal." The personal name Vidal is derived from the Latin name "Vitalis," from the word "vita," which means "life."

Early Origins of the Vital family


The surname Vital was first found in the four provinces of Catalonia (north- eastern Spain) and in the Balears islands.The earliest reference of the surname Vital is a thirteenth century record of a Pedro Vidal, a troubadour in Provence (France,) who died in the year 1200.

Early History of the Vital family


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Vital Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vidalle, Vital, Vidales, Vitale, Vitel, Vidals and others.

Early Notables of the Vital family (pre 1700)


Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Bernardo Vidal, Counselor of King James I, who...
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Migration of the Vital family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Teresa Vidal who came to New Spain in 1536; and Alonso Vidal who sailed to Peru in 1592. Later settlers included Benito Vidal who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1813.

Contemporary Notables of the name Vital (post 1700)


  • Lionel Vital (b. 1963), former American football running back
  • Louis Vital (b. 1880), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Jacmel, 1904-16 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jean B. Vital, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Jacmel, 1884-98 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Étienne Louis Vital, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Étienne Vital. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Dinis Martins Vital (b. 1932), former Portuguese footballer
  • Évariste Vital (1821-1896), French painter
  • Francisco António Lucas Vital (b. 1954), former Portuguese footballer
  • Jose Reginaldo Vital (b. 1976), former Brazilian football player
  • Lewis Vital Bogy (1813-1877), American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives, 1840; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1873-77 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Vital Joachim Chamorin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Vital Chamorin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Étienne Vital. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Vital Chamorin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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