Octavia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Octavia

Octavia

Pronunciation: ahk-TAY-vee-ə (key)

Related Names:

Octaviana

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Comments and insights on the name Octavia: | Edit

can also be pronounced oct-ah-via

Personal experiences with the name Octavia: | Edit

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".

Famous real-life people named Octavia: | Edit

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

Octavia in song, story & screen: | Edit

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 the stylists in The Hunger Games.

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