Meaning and name origin
Avril \a-vril, av-ril\ as a girl's 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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4180 out of 4276, Top 98%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#48399 out of 88799, Top 55%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Avril for girls. Avril reached its highest rank of #89 in Canada in 2003. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Avril and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are April (#406) and Avril. (2014 statistics).