Octavia

Octavia - A very unique female name



  May 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Octavia, meaning eighth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #497. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Octavia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Octavia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Octavia. The baby girl name Octavia was given to 25 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2724 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 56,530 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Octavia peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1987 on position 467.



Famous with this name

Octavia Spencer
Yati Octavia
Octavia Peissel


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Rating: 3/5 (4 people)


Octavia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Octavia is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,584 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,932.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Octavia is where you live.


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Octavia origin and meaning

Octavia is a 7 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means eighth. To see famous people named Octavia, pop culture references for the name Octavia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Octavia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Octavia, sorted by popularity.

October / Octaviana /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122724
20112846
20102725
20091937
20081904
20072300
20061839
20051382
20041763
20031276
20021098
20011155
20001048
1999939
1998841
1997830
1996818
1995753
1994675
1993602
1992579
1991575
1990599
1989573
1988519
1987467
1986579
1985587
1984623
1983660
1982662
1981718
1980799
1979817
1978712
1977781
1976763
1975742
1974852
1973756
1972913
1971898
1970938
19691130
19681229
1967961
19661107
19651038
19641287
1963983
19621269
19611156
19601420
19591325
19581208
19571043
19561178
19551509
19541251
19531391
19521183
19511557
19501687
19491176
19481237
19471836
19461344
19451131
19441268
19431197
19421477
19411279
19401377
19391364
19381015
19371098
1936924
1935926
1934909
1933978
1932802
1931833
1930990
19291041
19281003
1927794
1926690
1925882
1924768
1923836
1922794
1921702
1920714
1919730
1918697
1917676
1916639
1915966
1914649
1913612
1912558
1911629
1910497

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1584
New York1898
Texas2468
California3932

Even more about Octavia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Octavia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Octavia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Octavia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 56,530
Letter count 7
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +25

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