US Popularity:3320
Meaning:Month of April; To open
Avril is a girl’s name of French origin. Although Avril’s two meanings seem completely unrelated, there is a theory that “to open” describes how flower buds and trees begin to blossom in the “month of April.” Springtime in April is a magical time of year when the world seems to wake up from its winter slumber. Trees come back to life and the sun shines brighter and longer, injecting hope and wonder into our days. This precious season marks the beginning of new life and youthfulness, making Avril a fitting choice of name for any baby.

Famous People Named Avril

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  • Avril Lavigne

Avril Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Avril is currently #1938 on The Bump
Girl:Avril is currently #864 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Avril is currently #3320 in U.S. births
Girl:Avril is currently #1268 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 33
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Avril

  • Behind the Name, Avril, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, April, July 2017

  • WordSense, Avril

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Avril

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