How Did October Get Its Name?

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October got its name from the Latin word octo, which means eight, and because it was the eighth month in old Roman calendar. Before today's Gregorian calendar was adopted, the older calendar known as the Julian calendar was used and actual to the actual length of the year as it turns out.
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The name for the month October comes from the Latin for 'eighth', because in the old Roman calendar October was the eighth month of the year.
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October was the eighth month in the old Roman calendar and got its name from the Latin 'octo' meaning 'eight'.
The month of October got its name from its Latin origin. In Latin, the term octo refers to the number 8. October was the 8th month on the Roman calendar.
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We use the Julian calendar which uses various Roman names. October gets its name from Octavius an emperor of Rome not from the number eight, after all October is the 10th month.
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October got its name from the Latin word octo meaning eight. This was because October was the eight month in the Julian calendar. The month was changed in the ...
We use the Julian calendar which uses various Roman names. October gets its name from Octavius an emperor of Rome not from the number eight, after all October ...
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