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January comes from Janus, the god of the doorway.

February comes from the word februum which means purification


March comes from Mars, the god of war.


April come from the word aperire, which mean to open.

May comes from the word Maia, the goddess of fertility.


June comes from the Roman goddess Juno.


July was named for Julius Caesar.


August was named for Augustus Caesar.


September comes from the Latin word for seven.

This is followed by
October - 8th month
November - 9th month
December - 10th month
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How did months get their names?

Most were named after Greek gods. January- named for God Janus February- month of Februa March-named after the God Mars April-month of Aphrodite May-month of Maia

How did the months get their names?

The Ancient Romans named the months based on their mythology and words. When the months were originally named, there was 10 named months and 2 unnamed months that occurred in

What are the names of months?

The Ancient Romans named the months based on their mythology and words. When the months were originally named, there was 10 named months and 2 unnamed months that occurred in

Where did the names for the months come from?

Back before the time of modern civilization, before the time of Romans, the calendar was a very confusing thing. The Romans, being the mathematical and civilized, felt a need

How did the months get their name?

January--named for the God Janus February--month of Februa March--named for the God Mars April--month of Aphrodite May--month of Maia June--named for the God Juno

What is the month Septembers month name?

it is SEPTEMBER ====== Just look at the names September, October, November and December. Sabtha means seven, Octo means eight, Nava means nine and Das means ten. Hence initial