What does Avril mean?
Avril \a-vril, av-ril\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Avril is "to open". French variant of April, the month name. The name has also been influenced by the Old English female name Averil. Pop musician Avril Lavigne.
Avril has 16 more related variations via April, Averil: Abril▼, Aipril, Aprilete, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Avaril, Averhilda, Averilda, Averilla, Averyll, Averylle, Everhilda, Everil and Everilda.
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)
Prominent related forms of Avril (#unlisted) are April (#406 in 2014) and Abril (#969). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 2007 (usage of 0.626%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.3125%, down 50.1%), with the form Abril becoming less trendy. April (#406) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Avril and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Avrie. This name tends to be less commonly used than Avril.