Infographic of April name meaning, which is “The fertile one,” also, “she who opens for fertilization,” based on the Latin aperilis or aprilis, “the opening thing,” in allusion to the month of April, when the earth opens for fertilization.
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April Name Popularity

How popular is the name April? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 April was the 464th most popular girls name, representing 0.0441% of girl births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 April has been the 152nd most popular girls name, representing 0.1584% of girl births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 1,033 18 0.0018%
1940 721 53 0.005%
1941 544 117 0.0104%
1942 498 177 0.014%
1943 513 163 0.0125%
1944 572 114 0.0092%
1945 481 175 0.0143%
1946 357 407 0.0276%
1947 356 463 0.0277%
1948 408 337 0.0211%
1949 368 410 0.0255%
1950 401 344 0.0214%
1951 362 448 0.0264%
1952 278 801 0.0459%
1953 290 797 0.045%
1954 276 913 0.0499%
1955 229 1,227 0.0667%
1956 236 1,189 0.063%
1957 233 1,290 0.067%
1958 224 1,320 0.0698%
1959 209 1,553 0.0817%
1960 191 1,917 0.1012%
1961 201 1,788 0.0947%
1962 199 1,795 0.0978%
1963 174 2,187 0.1218%
1964 151 2,598 0.1476%
1965 136 2,807 0.1716%
1966 108 3,248 0.208%
1967 79 4,462 0.294%
1968 96 3,621 0.2411%
1969 97 3,800 0.2467%
1970 83 4,599 0.289%
1971 56 5,938 0.3952%
1972 48 6,121 0.4494%
1973 33 7,263 0.5602%
1974 28 8,452 0.6503%
1975 25 8,243 0.6415%
1976 30 7,762 0.6022%
1977 29 8,068 0.5985%
1978 27 9,588 0.7132%
1979 23 10,904 0.7733%
1980 26 11,475 0.7848%
1981 25 11,404 0.7758%
1982 32 10,061 0.6733%
1983 39 8,206 0.5561%
1984 42 7,565 0.5085%
1985 47 6,692 0.4409%
1986 53 5,674 0.3759%
1987 58 5,295 0.347%
1988 65 4,840 0.3106%
1989 66 4,735 0.2934%
1990 73 4,572 0.2758%
1991 88 3,854 0.2364%
1992 103 3,225 0.202%
1993 112 2,913 0.1868%
1994 127 2,495 0.1626%
1995 156 2,059 0.1366%
1996 177 1,734 0.1158%
1997 189 1,576 0.1066%
1998 183 1,638 0.1094%
1999 199 1,536 0.1026%
2000 214 1,429 0.0935%
2001 247 1,266 0.084%
2002 254 1,224 0.0817%
2003 277 1,096 0.072%
2004 279 1,154 0.0757%
2005 301 1,028 0.0672%
2006 316 1,014 0.0648%
2007 308 1,067 0.0676%
2008 327 994 0.0643%
2009 351 884 0.0591%
2010 382 791 0.0549%
2011 404 742 0.0521%
2012 393 743 0.0521%
2013 417 687 0.0483%
2014 402 746 0.0512%
2015 390 776 0.0533%
2016 391 790 0.0548%
2017 441 652 0.0467%
2018 464 606 0.0441%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abril

To open

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Aipril

To open

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Aprilete

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Aprill

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Aprille

To open

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Apryl

To open

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#3,502 (0.0004%)  
Apryll

To open

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Averel

To open

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Averell

To open

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Averil

Boar battle

English

Averill

To open; boar battle

Latin

Averyl

To open

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Averyll

To open

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Averylle

To open

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Avril

To open

Latin

#1,377 (0.006%)  
Avrill

To open

Latin


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abrielle

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#1,213 (0.008%)  

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