March derived its name from ancient Rome. The first month of the ancient Roman calendar which was dedicated to “Martius” after Mars, the Roman god of war fell within this month. This is the period when winter is ending and the first flush of spring manifests in the northern hemisphere.
February was named after the Latin word “Februum” meaning purification. It was so named after the purification ritual “Februa” dedicated to deity Juno, held on February 15th in the old Roman calendar. From 20th February to 20th March marks the sixth (6th) month following the Biblical civil
Ancient Romans referred to January as “Ianuarius” (meaning month of Janus), a word not so far removed from the modern day January and taken from the Etruscan word “Jauna” meaning “door”. The Romans dedicated it as their first month to their god of gateways and doorways whose name was JANUS,
December derived its name from the Latin word “Decem” meaning ten (10). Most of the month remains in Kislev until 1st of Tevet 5775 which begins at sundown 23rd December 2014. It ends on 20th January 2015. It will be the fourth (4th) and tenth (10th) month of the Jewish civil and sacred