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. Pop musician Avril Lavigne.
April is a very popular first name for females (#142 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18357 out of 88799, Top 21%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name April for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name April and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are April (#406), Abril (#969) and Avril. (2014 statistics).