What does Avril mean?
Avril /av-ril/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Avril is "to open".
(female) Adril, Avrillia, ..
(male) Avrilas, Avrili, ..
How popular is Avril?
Avril is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4180 out of 4276, Top 98%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#56392 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Avril for girls. Avril entered the list in 2003 and reached its apex position of #1500 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #1943 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Avril (#1943 in 2014) are April (#406 in 2014), Abril (#969), Apryl and Averil. These relations of Avril were popular as birth names during 1970-1979 (average #1513) and are now much less common (#1463, down 91%), with the form April becoming somewhat dated.
Suggested similar names are Abri, Adria, Adrie, Aeriel, Aerin, Aimil, Airi, Airin, Amil, Angil, Ari, Aria▲, Arie, Ariel, Arin, Arria, Arrie, Aural, Aurel, Auria, Auriel, Auriol, Averi▲, Averie▲, Avia, Avie, Avila, Avis▼, Avrie and Beril. These names tend to be less commonly used than Avril.