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.