Name for yesterday- Octavia


Gender: Feminine

Usage: English, Ancient Roman

Pronounced: ahk-TAYV-ee-ə (English) [key]

Feminine form of OCTAVIUS. Octavia was the wife of Mark Antony and the sister of Roman emperor Augustus. In 19th-century England it was sometimes given to the eighth-born child. (Behindthename)

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    charleyjk4 said,

    Octavia is also a popular name in the Middle east.CNN has a correspondent called Octavia Nasser.What good did the name do Octavia,wife of Mark Anthony?.He discarded her for the love of the Egyptian siren,Cleopatra.

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      babynamelover said,

      Oh I didn’t know that about the middle east thats interesting 🙂 I like both Octavia and Cleopatra, but probably Cleopatra more.
      thanks for stopping by 🙂

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