Given Name OCTAVIUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ok-TA-wee-oos (Classical Latin), awk-TAY-vee-əs (English)   [details]

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.

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FEMININE FORM: Octavia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Octave (French), Ottavio (Italian), Octávio (Portuguese), Otávio (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Octavio (Spanish)
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