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April Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name April is of Latin origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 406  in baby name popularity for girls with 790 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the April Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for April has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of April to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name April include Apria, Aprille.

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

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: April Gornik, April Sinclair.

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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.