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April Meaning


What does April mean?

The name April is of Latin origin.

The meaning of April is "to open, blossom, 4th month".

April is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-pril.

The Given Name April

The name April, has a wonderfully valiant quality.

This great little girl name has a natural strength.

Although often used, your luminous little April, is sure to make it all her own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: April Grace.

April Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 476 in baby name popularity for girls with 653 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 454 in baby name popularity for girls with 693 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how April has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the April Name Popularity Page.

April Related Names

Variants of the name April include Apria, Aprille.

The names Aprel, Apryl, Apryll, Avriel, Avrielle, Avril, Avrill are all forms of April.

Famous Aprils

  • April Grace ~ Actress

April Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For April.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named April are often doting and swift but most of all they are read more >>

April Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name April in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name April.

Just for fun, see the name April in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the April in Nautical Flags page.