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Gender: Female Meaning of April: "to open" Origin of April: Latin April's Popularity in 2017: #453

The name April is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "to open". April is ranked #453 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Once the most popular month names, April has been overtaken by June (for girls) and August (for boys), as well as the charmingly old-fashioned May. Literary reference: the heroine of the book and movie Revolutionary Road, and there have been Aprils on Parks and Recreation, Glee, and The Vampire Diaries. Trivia note: comedian Ralphie May named his daughter April June May.

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Famous People Named April

April Hernandez-Castillo, American actress
April Matson, American actress
April Michelle Bowlby, American actress
April Jeanette Mendez aka AJ Lee, American pro wrestler
April March (born Elinor Blake), American singer-songwriter
April Scott (born April Ann McIntosh), American actress and model
April Wade, American actress and producer
April Ashley (born George Jamieson), English model and transgender activist
April Flowers, American actress and model
April June May, daughter of comedian Ralphie May
April Rose Commons, daughter of Scottish footballer Kris Commons
April Moore aka AprilAthena7, YouTube personality
April Steiner Bennett, American pole vaulter
Cecily April Adams, American actress, daughter of actor Don Adams and singer Adelaide Efantis

Pop Culture References for the name April

April, the fourth month in a year
April Ludgate, character on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
April Kepner, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
April O'Neil, character in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series
April Wheeler, main character in Richard Yates' "Revolutionary Road"
April Rhodes, character on TV's "Glee"
April Duck, one of Daisy Duck's nieces
April Hall, main character in "The Egypt Game" by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
April May, character in video game "Ace Attorney"
April Young, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
April Carver, main character on ABC Family's "Chasing Life"
April Burns, main character in movie "Pieces of April"'
April Ryan, a character in video game series "The Longest Journey"
April Green, character on TV's "Jericho"
April Dancer, main character on TV's "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E."
April Scott, character on Australian soap "Home and Away"
April Stevens Ewing, character on TV's "Dallas"
April Silk, character in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series
April Turtle Greer, character in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees"
April Einar, character in Cotton Valent's "Glitch"

April's International Variations

Abril (Spanish) Avril (French)