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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 are the baby name popularity trends of the name April compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for April only.

Popularity of name April
Popularity of April