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Girl Name: April

Name: April
Pronunciation: \a-pril, ap-ril\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: to open
Origin: Latin
Related Names: September
Sounds Like: Abrielle
Variant forms: Abril, Aipril, Aprilete, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Averyll, Averylle, Avril, Avrill
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 142
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18357

Description

April \a-pril, ap-ril\ as a girl's 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. Abril (ah-BREEL) is the Spanish form. Pop musician Avril Lavigne.

April has 16 variant forms: Abril, Aipril, Aprilete, Aprill, Aprille, Apryl, Apryll, Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Averyll, Averylle, Avril and Avrill.

For more information, see also the related name September.

A baby name that sounds like April is Abrielle.

View a list of the 5 names that reference April.

Popularity

April is a very popular first name for women (#142 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18357 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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