April - girls name

April name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

April name meaning:

The name April is derived from the Latin word "aperire," which means "to open." It is often associated with the month of April, which marks the beginning of spring and the blooming of flowers. As such, the name April symbolizes renewal, growth, and new beginnings. It carries a sense of freshness and optimism, representing the awakening of nature after the cold winter months.

In addition to its seasonal connotations, the name April is often given to girls born in that month. It is a popular choice for parents who wish to honor or commemorate the time of their child's birth. The name also exudes a sense of femininity and beauty, evoking images of vibrant colors and a sense of joy.

Overall, the name April carries a positive and cheerful vibe, reflecting the hopeful and lively spirit often associated with the spring season. It can serve as a reminder for one to embrace change, embrace new beginnings, and approach life with a sense of optimism and enthusiasm.

Origin: Latin


Related names

April , Aperira

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 257 out of 5581

185 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (156)

Historical popularity of April

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