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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.ok-TA-wee-oos Classical Latin
awk-TAY-vee-əs English
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Meaning & History

Roman family name meaning "eighth" from Latin octavus. This was the original family name of the emperor Augustus (born Gaius Octavius). It was also rarely used as a Roman praenomen, or given name.
Feminine FormOctavia
Other Languages & CulturesOctave French Ottavio Italian Octávio Portuguese Otávio Portuguese (Brazilian) Octavio Spanish

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute