What does April mean?
April \a-pril, ap-ril\ as a girls' name is pronounced AY-prill. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of April is "to open". The month as a given name; often used to symbolize spring, the time when buds open and flowers appear. Pop musician Avril Lavigne.
April▲ has 1 more alternative form via Avril: Avriel.
April is a very prominent first name for women (#142 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#18357 out of 88799, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of April for girls. April was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #34 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is currently at #406. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name April and related names. Abril (#969 the previous year) is the only other popular varying form of April (#406 the previous year). Adoption of this girl name reached its highest in the year 2007 and has become much lower since, with the form Abril becoming less in vogue. April (#406) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Avaril. This name tends to be less commonly used than April.