Latin Names of Months of the Year

Genealogists searching historical records will often find the names of the months of the year written in Latin. The following is a quick guide to translating the Latin names:

Martius = March
Aprilis = April
Maius = May
Iunius = June
Iulius = July
Ausustus = August
September = September
October = October
November = November
December = December
Ianuarius = January
Februarius = February

If you are interested in learning Latin we are happy to recommend the free Beginners’ Latin online course run by the National Archives.