April: baby girl name meaning and popularity


From the name of the month, this name originally derived from Latin aperire "to open," referring to the opening of flowers. We just hope your April doesn’t bring May showers of tears when she doesn’t get that new toy she wants.


Some names are so short and sweet they don’t need a nickname.

Famous people named April:

Actresses April Bowlby and April Winchell; paralympic athlete April Holmes; April Ashley, a model who was one of the first British transgender people to have sex reassignment surgery; former professional wrestler April Jeanette Mendez; pole vaulter April Bennett; fictional April Ludgate from Parks and Recreation; fictional Dr. April Kepner from Grey’s Anatomy.

Fun fact:

The French form of this name is Avril, as in singer Avril Lavigne.

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