Given Name OCTAVIAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: awk-TAY-vee-ən (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Roman name Octavianus, which was derived from the name OCTAVIUS. After Gaius Octavius (later Roman emperor Augustus) was adopted by Julius Caesar he took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus.

Categories

emperors, saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Octavianus (Ancient Roman), Ottaviano (Italian)