US Popularity:4926
Meaning:The eighth
A stately name steeped in Latin origins, Octavian is a masculine title that means “the eighth.” This handsome name comes from the gens Octavia, a plebeian family in Ancient Rome that, over time, rose in power. A name usually reserved for the eighth child of the family, Octavian is a befitting choice if baby is number eight in your home. Fun fact: Caesar Augustus of the Roman Empire was known as Octavian before he changed his title to rebrand his fruitful reign. The more modern Octavio and classic Octavius are also zesty options, but there’s no denying the charm and sophistication Octavian exudes.

Octavian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Octavian is currently #3730 on The Bump
Boy:Octavian is currently #1223 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Octavian is currently #4926 in U.S. births
Boy:Octavian is currently #1458 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 329
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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