Origin of first name:
Elders, French, Latins
Meaning of the name:
Octave comes from the Latin "octavius", which means the eighth.
In ancient times, it was the name of a great Roman lineage - the Octavia people - from which Emperor Augustus was born.
Another track, more esoteric, that of correspondence with the number eight symbolizing harmony. The name of Octavius was given in Rome to the children occupying the 8th place in the siblings.
Octavia was the name of the wife of the Roman Emperor Nero.
Octave and Octavia were very common names in the nineteenth century.
Saint Octavian was in the third century a Roman soldier converted to Christianity and persecuted under Doctetian.
His birthday: November 20th.
Famous Octaves: the writers Octave Feuillet and Octave Mirbeau, the pedagogue Octave Gréard, the aviator Octave Chanute, the comic writer Octave Joly ...
Its derivatives: Octavian, Octavia, Octavian Octavian ...
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