April Name Meaning & Origin

April

Pronunciation: AY-pril (key)

Origin of the name April:

Derived from the Latin aprilis (second, latter). The ancient Roman calendar began with the month of March, with April being the second month. Var: April.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Avril, Abril

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Nicknames for April

-Apoulou
-Ape
-My little brother couldn't say April growing up so he called me eyeball LOL
-Plou
-Floweret
-Prill
-Apey
-Avi
-Depending on middle name, nicknames can be AJ, AK, AA, AC, AD, etc.
-Rainy

Meanings and history of the name April

Opening - referring to the opening of the flowers in Spring;

Famous real-life people named April

April Holmes - Paralympic Athlete
April Grace - Actress
April Scott - Actress
April Rose - Model
April Kry - singer ( April Rose Krysiuk)
April Bowlby - Actress
April Guccione - Wife of the founder of magazine 'penthouse', Bob Guccione
April Mendez, a WWE Diva better known as AJ Lee

April in song, story & screen

April Ludgate, main character in the TV series Parks & Recreation
April Burns, main character in the movie "Pieces of April"
Dr. April Kepner, character on TV show "Grey's Anatomy"
April Scott, a character on the Australian soap opera "Home and Away"
April Nardini, Luke Danes' brainy daughter character on "Gilmore Girls"
April O'Neil, character in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" TV series
April Hoffman, character in the movie "Definitely, Maybe"
April, character in "Hot Chick"
There is an April in the Twilight series too. A minor minor part in one of the books.

"Wake Up, April," song by Promise Ring
"April Come She Will", song by Simon and Garfunkel
"Drip Drip Drop Little April Showers" in the movie Bambi
"April Shower" by Dru Hill

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