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.Creative forms:
(female) Aril, Arril, ..
(male) Aprli, .. Middle name pairings:
April Rayleigh (A.R.), ..
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)
April was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #34 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is currently at #403. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Abril (#979 the previous year), Avril (#1643), Apryl and Averil are the popular varying forms of April (#403 the previous year). Usage of these forms of April was common among parents during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.6%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.1%, ▼91%), with the form April going out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar 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.