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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Octavius

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From Latin Octāvius, name of a Roman gens.

  1. A male given name, in occasional use.

Octavius was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Octavius

Octavius was born on February 22nd, 1839 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. He left this life on October 10th, 1871.

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Octavius was born on May 2nd, 1968.

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Octavius Pickard-Cambridge was a clergyman, zoologist, clergy, and zoology. Octavius was born on November 3rd, 1828 in Bloxworth. He died on March 9th, 1917.

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Octavius Winslow D.D. was a pastor and author. Octavius was born on August 1st, 1808 in Pentonville, England. He left this life on March 5th, 1878.

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Octavius was born in 1837. He passed away on February 26th, 1896.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Octavius

Prince Octavius was royalty. Prince was born as the child of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz on February 23rd, 1779 in Buckingham Palace. He died on May 3rd, 1783.

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Gaius Octavius is a military tribune. His career lasted from -216 to -216.

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Lucius was born in -116. He died in -74.

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How popular is the baby name Octavius in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 6 0 6
1916 6 0 6
1917 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1923 6 0 6
1926 6 0 6
1928 7 0 7
1934 5 0 5
1948 6 0 6
1953 6 0 6
1959 5 0 5
1960 9 0 9
1962 7 0 7
1963 8 0 8
1964 10 0 10
1966 12 0 12
1967 8 0 8
1968 12 0 12
1969 12 0 12
1970 29 0 29
1971 32 0 32
1972 45 0 45
1973 42 0 42
1974 50 0 50
1975 47 0 47
1976 61 0 61
1977 49 0 49
1978 70 0 70
1979 65 0 65
1980 54 0 54
1981 71 5 66
1982 48 0 48
1983 57 0 57
1984 55 5 50
1985 56 0 56
1986 70 0 70
1987 106 0 106
1988 93 0 93
1989 84 0 84
1990 100 5 95
1991 126 0 126
1992 66 0 66
1993 102 0 102
1994 85 0 85
1995 87 0 87
1996 65 0 65
1997 66 0 66
1998 59 0 59
1999 64 0 64
2000 69 0 69
2001 52 0 52
2002 50 0 50
2003 45 0 45
2004 34 0 34
2005 46 0 46
2006 44 0 44
2007 54 0 54
2008 69 0 69
2009 57 0 57
2010 57 0 57
2011 40 0 40
2012 38 0 38
2013 51 0 51
2014 43 0 43
2015 57 0 57
2016 51 0 51
2017 57 0 57

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Popularity of Octavius as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Octavius

  • How Popular is the name Octavius? Octavius is the 5,157th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Octavius have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,059 babies born with the first name Octavius in the United States. That's more than enough people named Octavius to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Octavius? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Octavius first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Octavius is Tuesday, August 27th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Octavius born? The highest recorded use of the first name Octavius was in 1991 with a total of 126 babies.
  • Random Octavius Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Octavius is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Octavius: Your name in reverse order is Suivatco. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isotacuv. How do you pronounce that?

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