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What does Octavus mean?

Octavus Pronunciation of Octavus [oc-tavus] as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Octavus means "eighth". Octavus is an alternate form of Octavio (Latin): from Octavius.


VARIANTS Octavius, Octavious

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA OCTAVIO Octave, Octavian, Octavo, Ottavio



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How popular is Octavus?

Octavus is an uncommon given name for males. Octavus is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Octave, Octavio (#1065 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Octavious and Octavius are the prominent related forms of Octavus (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Octavus was well-received in the year 2003 (MEDIAN #1633) and has become much lower since (#1766, 56% LESS USAGE). (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Antaeus, Gustavus and Icarus. Like Octavus, these names are not commonly used.