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What does Octavia mean?

Octavia Pronunciation of Octavia [oc-tavia] as a girls' name is pronounced ock-TAHV-yah, ock-TAY-vee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Octavia is "eighth". Feminine of Octavius. A clan name of Roman emperors used often in Victorian times.

Associated with: clan (surname), roman, emperors (queen), victorian (medieval).


Octavia has 9 variants: Octaviana, Octavianne, Octavie, Octiana, Octoviana, Ottavia, Tavia, Tavie and Tavy.

Related girl name: Tertia.

Creative forms:
(female) Oceavia, Octatia, ..

(male) Octadi, Octavin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Octavia Kelly (O.K.), ..

How popular is Octavia?

Octavia is a very popular first name for females (#1002 out of 4276, Top 23%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Octavia reached its highest position of #380 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1364 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Octavia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Octavia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Tavia and Octavie are the prominent related forms of Octavia (#1364 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Octavia was widespread among parents in the 1880s (usage of 0.02%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.01%, 68.7%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Octavia, Octavie, Tavia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Octavia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Acacia, Acadia, Accalia, Atalia, Davia, Flavia, Latania, Latavia, Natacia, Natalia, Natania, Natasia, Natavia, Netania, Ocarina, Oceana, Oceania, Olevia, Olivia, Oracia, Oralia, Orania, Orasia, Oratia, Orazia, Orthia, Ostia, Ottalia, Ottilia, Otylia, Ourania, Ovalia, Pavia, Stacia, Stasia, Titania and Xavia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Octavia.