What does Averell mean?
Averell \a-vere-ll, av(e)-rell\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Averell). Averell's root is Latin, and Averell means "to open". Averell is a variant of April (Latin): the month as a given name. Averell is also a form of Avril (Latin).
Averell has 1 masculine form: Averill.
Averell is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#80502 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Averell and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Averell (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are April (#406 the previous year) and Abril (#969). Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2007 (usage of 0.626%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.3125%, down 50.1%), with the form Abril becoming less stylish. April (#406) is the most trendy baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Averilla. Like Averell, this name is not commonly used.