Tito is a boy's name used in Spanish, Portuguese, Greek and Italian. It has multiple attributed meanings, such as saved, white clay, white Earth, giant and defender.
Tito is a Latin variant of the Latin name Titus, meaning defender. Behind The Name reports that Titus was a companion of St. Paul and the first bishop of Crete. Titus was also the name of an emperor of Rome during the first century.
Think Baby Names states that Tito was a popular surname but an uncommon first name in the US as of the 2000 Census. She Knows suggests that people with the name Tito are leaders focused on specific goals; they are creative, courageous, proud and aggressive.