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April meaning and name origin
April \a-pril, ap-ril\ as a girl's 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. Abril (ah-BREEL) is the Spanish form. Pop musician Avril Lavigne.April has 16 variant forms: Abril, Aipril, Aprilete, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Averyll, Averylle, Avril and Avrill.
For more information, see also the related name September. A baby name that sounds like April is Abrielle.
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Popularity of April
April is a very popular first name for women (#142 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18357 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name April for girls (2012 statistics). Compare April with its variant forms and related girl baby names.