April

April - A very unique female name



  May 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

April, meaning to open, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1939 on position #1029. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named April and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name April? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name April. The baby girl name April was given to 733 baby girls in 2012, ranking #400 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,928 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. April peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1979 on position 23.



Famous with this name

April Bowlby
April Matson
April Ferry


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April is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? April is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #194 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #948.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique April is where you live.


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April origin and meaning

April is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to open. To see famous people named April, pop culture references for the name April and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to April

We've found the following names that sound similar to April, sorted by popularity.

Abril / Abrielle / Avril / Apryl / Aubrielle / Aubriella / Abriella / Aprille / Abriel / Aubriel /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012400
2011409
2010387
2009356
2008331
2007310
2006318
2005302
2004279
2003278
2002254
2001247
2000214
1999199
1998183
1997189
1996177
1995156
1994127
1993112
1992102
199188
199073
198966
198865
198758
198653
198547
198442
198339
198232
198125
198026
197923
197827
197729
197630
197525
197428
197333
197248
197156
197083
196997
196896
196779
1966108
1965136
1964151
1963174
1962199
1961201
1960191
1959208
1958225
1957233
1956236
1955230
1954275
1953290
1952278
1951362
1950404
1949368
1948407
1947356
1946357
1945480
1944575
1943516
1942498
1941548
1940728
19391029

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico194
California236
Texas277
Arizona299
Oregon300
Oklahoma306
Utah358
Maryland368
Nevada375
Georgia388
Washington393
Wisconsin440
Colorado440
New York440
Arkansas441
Iowa455
Michigan468
Illinois474
Pennsylvania482
Minnesota488
Massachusetts508
Ohio515
Virginia521
New Jersey529
Louisiana533
Connecticut535
Tennessee568
Alabama604
North Carolina627
Florida641
Indiana717
Missouri948

Even more about April


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is April a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name April?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name April
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,928
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1939
2012 births +733

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