Meaning:Original port for Rome; Sacrifice, offering
Parents scanning the atlas for a charming place name may love Ostia, a feminine title of Latin origin. The name of the original port of Rome, Ostia means “mouth” and refers to a town at the mouth of the river Tiber. Ostia may also stem from the Latin hostia, meaning “sacrifice” or “offering,” ideal for the altruistic tot willing to do whatever it takes to help others.
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