What does April mean?
April /april/ 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.Kreatif forms: Aprilau, Aprilli, Auapril. [more]
How popular is April?
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics 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 Birth Names, 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 these forms of April was common among parents in 2007 (adoption of 0.63%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.31%, ▼50%), with the form Abril becoming less in vogue. April is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.
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Suggested similar baby names are Abri, Adria, Adrie, Aeriel, Aerin, Aimil, Airi, Airin, Amil, Angil, Aphria, Ari, Aria▲, Arie▼, Ariel▲, Arin, Arria, Arrie▼, Aural, Aurel, Auria, Auriel, Auriol, Avaril, Avrie and Beril. These names tend to be less commonly used than April.