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What does Abril mean?

Abril Pronunciation of Abril [abril] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Abril is "to open". Abril is an alternate spelling of April (Latin): the month as a given name.


11 related forms via April: Aipril, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Averel, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Avril and Avrill.

Creative forms:
(female) Airil, Amril, ..

(male) Abeir, Abrit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abril Chyna (A.C.), ..

How popular is Abril?

Abril is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#14432 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Abril was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #438 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #979 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abril name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abril outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. April (#403 from recent data), Avril (#1643), Apryl and Averil are the popular related forms of Abril (#979 from recent data). These forms of Abril were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.6%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.1%, 91% less), with the form April falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abril, April, Apryl, Averil, Avril in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abril and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Abril is pronounced similarly to Abrielle. Other suggested similar names are Abagil, Abbi, Abbie, Abgail, Abi, Abia, Abigil, Abila, Abir, Abra, Abrah, Abree, Abri, Adria, Adrie, Aeriel, Aerin, Aimil, Airi, Airin, Amil, Angil, Ari, Aria, Arie, Ariel, Arin, Arria, Arrie, Aubri, Aubrie, Aural, Aurel, Auria, Auriel, Auriol, Avaril, Avrie, Avriel and Beril. These names tend to be more frequently used than Abril.

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