Origin of The Names of Months
Named after the Roman god of beginnings and endings Janus (the month Januarius).
The name comes either from the old-Italian god Februus or else from februa.
This is the first month of the Roman year. It is named after the Roman god of war, Mars.
Aprilis, from aperire, "to open". The month in which the buds begin to open.
The third month of the Roman calendar. The name probably comes from Maiesta.
The fourth month was named in honor of Juno.
The month Julius Caesar was born, named Julius in his honor in 44 BCE.
Originally was called Sextilis, was later changed to honor Roman emperors, Augustus.
The name comes from septem, "seven".
The name comes from octo, "eight"
The name comes from novem, "nine".
The name comes from decem, "ten".