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What does Octavian mean?

Octavian Pronunciation of Octavian [oc-ta-vian] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the meaning of Octavian is "eighth". Octavian is an alternate spelling of Octavio (Latin): from Octavius.


Octavian has 1 variant: Octovien.

6 more different relations via Octavio: Octave, Octavious, Octavius, Octavo, Octavus and Ottavio.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Octavian Alexis (O.A.), ..

How popular is Octavian?

Octavian is an unusual first name for men. Octavian is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Octavio (#1065 last year), Octavius, Octavious and Octave are the popular varying forms of Octavian (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Octavus, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Octavian reached its apex in 2003 (usage of 0.02%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 0.01%, 56.1% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Octave, Octavio, Octavious, Octavius in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beavan, Bivian, Cavan, Dacian, Daivian, Damian, Darian, Davian, Davyan, Delavan, Donavan, Estevan, Evian, Fabian, Favian, Flavian, Gavan, Gracian, Istvan, Jacian, Javan, Jeavan, Kavan, Lavan, Mathian, Obadiah, Obadias, Orvin, Ossian, Ostin, Osvin, Othman, Ovadiah (see Obadiah), Owain, Salvian, Scanlan, Staffan, Stevan, Stian, Trevian, Vivian and Vyvian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Octavian.