Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ok-TA-wee-oos(Latin) ahk-TAY-vee-əs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Roman family name derived from Latin octavus meaning "eighth". 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.

Related Names

Feminine FormOctavia
Other Languages & CulturesOctave(French) Ottavio(Italian) Oktawiusz(Polish) Octávio(Portuguese) Otávio(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Octavio(Spanish)


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Entry updated November 20, 2020