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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.


Variations

April has 16 variants: Abril, Aipril, Aprilete, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Averyll, Averylle, Avril and Avrill.

For more information, see also related girl names Ebrilla and September.

April has 1 more alternative form via Avril: Avriel.


Popularity

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 (#18975 out of 150436, Top 13%). (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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of April name in U.S.

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

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 these girl names reached its highest in 2007 (usage of 0.626%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.3125%, down 50.1%), 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abril, April in U.S.

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


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Avaril. This name tends to be less commonly used than April.

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