Octavia Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Octavia: | Edit
can also be pronounced oct-ah-via
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My 7-year-old daughter is named Octavia. She has always received numerous compliments on her name. She loves her name! The only problem she has is that people tend to call her Olivia.
My sister's name is Octavia and she loves it and it represents her perfectly. It has a soft and wise sound to it, very representative of an intelligent person. The only problem is that people usually call her Octavio by mistake.
- Nicknames for Octavia: | Edit
Tavia, Tavi, Oti, Octi
- Meanings and history of the name Octavia: | Edit
From Latin, meaning "eighth child".
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Octavia Butler, science fiction author
Octavia Taylor, daughter of President Zachary Taylor
Octavia Andrew Rush, founder of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Octavia Spencer, Oscar winning American actress
Octavian Goga, a Romanian politician, poet, playwright, journalist, and translator
Octavian Țîcu, a politician and historian from the Republic of Moldova and former professional boxer (multiple national champion)
Octavia Hill, an English social reformer, whose main concern was the welfare of the inhabitants of cities, especially London, in the second half of the nineteenth century. She was one of the founders of the National Trust.
Octavia Nasr, Lebanese journalist who covers Middle East affairs
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Octavia of the Julii – Character from the TV series Rome. The character is based on the Roman matron Octavia Thurina Minor, sister of Roman Emperor Augustus, born to one of the most powerful families in Rome, the Julii.
Octavia - One of Katniss' stylists in The Hunger Games.
Octavia Blake - Character from the TV series, The 100.