How months got its name
The name of the months in English ( as well as in many other Languages) come from Latin words.
Januarius -> This month was dedicated to Janus, the Roman god of doors. Janus had two faces, one looking back at the old year and the looking forward to the new year.
Februarius -> Februa was the Roman purification festival, which took place at this time of year.
Martius -> From Mars, the Roman god of war.
Aprilis ->from apeire, Latin for open, because plant begins to open during this month.
Maius-> probably comes from Maia, the Roman goddess of growth and increase.
Junius -> either from a Roman family name Junius, which means young or perhaps after the goddess Juno.
Julius-> after Julius Caesar. This month was named in Caesar’s honor by Mark Antony in 44BC. Previously this month was called Quintilis from the word Quintus, five as it was the fifth month in the Roman calendar.
Augustus-> named in 8 BC in honor of Emperor Augustus.
September->from Septem, seven, because it was the seventh month in the Roman calendar.
October-> from Octo, eight (as in octopus, which has eight legs), the eighth month in the Roman calendar.
November-> from Novem, nine, the ninth month of the Roman calendar.
December-> from Decem, ten, the tenth month in the Roman calendar.