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What does Octavius mean?

Octavius Pronunciation of Octavius [oc-tavius] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Octavius means "eighth". Octavius is an alternate spelling of Octavio (Latin) and its source form. See also Dontavius and Sextus.


Octavius has 2 variants: Octavious and Octavus.

5 more related forms via Octavio: Octave, Octavian, Octavo, Octovien and Ottavio.

1 feminine form: Octavia.

Creative forms:
(male) Octapheus, Octavios, ..

(female) Octavila, Octavina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Octavius Teo (O.T.), ..

How popular is Octavius?

Octavius is a rare first name for males. Octavius is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Octavius entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #950 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dontavius, Octave, Octavio (#1065 last year) and Octavious are the prominent varying forms of Octavius listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ottavio, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Octavius reached its peak in the year 2003 and has become significantly diminished since.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anstasius (see Anastasios), Antaeus, Antonius, Arcadius, Arkadius, Ascanius, Blasius, Caius, Dacius, Damarius, Dantavius, Darius, Dawntavius (see Dontavius), Dontavious, Esavius (see Eusebius), Eustasius (see Eustace), Eustatius, Fabius, Flavius, Gaius, Gustavus, Hilarius, Horatius, Icarus, Ignacius, Ignatius, Jarius, Jenarius, Macarius, Marius, Nazarius, Nectarius, Nektarius, Obadias, Onofrius, Otis, Ottis, Pelagius and Stasius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Octavius.