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Girl Name: Avril

Name: Avril
Pronunciation: \a-vril, av-ril\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: to open
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Avaril, Everil
Variant forms: Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Avriel, Avrill
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4180
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 48399


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 has 7 variant forms: Averel, Averell, Averil, Averill, Averyl, Avriel and Avrill.

Baby names that sound like Avril are Avaril and Everil.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Avril.


Avril is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4180 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#48399 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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