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Boy Name: Octavius

Name: Octavius
Pronunciation: \o-cta-vius, oc-tavius\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: eighth
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Octavus, Octavious
Similar Names: Octavian, Octavo, Octovien, Octave


Octavius \o-cta-vius, oc-tavius\ as a boy's name is a variant of Octavio (Latin), and the meaning of Octavius is "eighth". See also Dontavius and Sextus.

The baby name Octavius sounds like Octavus and Octavious. Other similar baby names are Octavian, Octavo, Octovien and Octave.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Octavius.


Octavius is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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