Gender: Female Meaning of Decima: "tenth" Origin of Decima: Latin

Decima Origin and Meaning

The name Decima is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "tenth".

In the days of huge families, this name of the Roman goddess of prophecy and childbirth, and one of the Fates, would be saved for bambina number ten. Now it might be used for a girl born in October, the tenth month.

Some other Latin numerical names you might consider: Octavia, Tertia, Una, Prima.

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I'm a Banana Says:



beachbear Says:


Dewey should have named his daughter this.

NykkiJo Says:


Too similar to "decimal" for me.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I was wondering the same thing. I like it either way, but still...

littlepenelope Says:


Where is the emphasis in this name? Is it DEC-ima, or De-CIMA?

Impwood Says:


Other ways you could use Decima while keeping to the "tenth" meaning:
- Being born in October (tenth month)
- Being born in December (same etymological root)
- Tenth grandchild to her grandparents
- Being born on the tenth of a month
Or you could just disregard the meaning altogether...

Julie Says:


This is my daughters name, she was tenth grandchild for my parents. Born 2010, she is always called Deci :-)

tree_loves_eth Says:


This is my baby cousin's middle name, after her grandma who's known as Dessie (:

jordalini Says:


Sounds like decimate