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Gender: Male Meaning of Octavian: "eighth" Origin of Octavian: Latin

The name Octavian is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "eighth". Octavian and is often added to user-created lists like The Fairy Godmother and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

With the rise of ancient Roman names, Octavian suddenly seem plausible again. A variation of Octavius and relative of the more modern Octavio, it's an equally attractive member of the trio.

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Famous People Named Octavian

Octavian aka Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus aka Augustus, Roman Emperor
Octavian Goga, Prime Minister of Romania
Octavian Codru Tăslăuanu, Romanian magazine publisher, writer and politician
Octavian Smigelschi, Austro-Hungarian painter
Octavian Ioan Atanase Bellu, Romanian gymnastics coach
Octavian Paler, Romanian journalist and activist
Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger (b. 2017), son of singer Mick Jagger and ballerina Melanie Hamrick

Pop Culture References for the name Octavian

Octavian, character in the Heroes of Olympus series
Octavian, character from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"
Octavian "Tavvy" Blackthorn, character from Cassandra Clare's "The Dark Artifices" series
Octavian, title character in Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier