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Gender: F Origin of Avril: French variation of April

French Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne has put the spotlight on her name.

Famous People Named Avril

Avril Ramona Lavigne, Canadian singer
Kim Campbell (original name Avril Phaedra Campbell), b. 1947, Canadian Progressive Conservative politician, prime minister 1993
Jane Avril, dancer at the Moulin Rouge
Avril Blair, sister of English writer George Orwell (Eric Blair)

Pop Culture References for the name Avril

Avril, Basil Stoke's mistress in the Sean O'Casey play "Purple Dust" (1940)
Avril Aaronson, male character from movie "Nothing but the Truth"
Avril Incandenza from David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest"

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