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April

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Opening, 4th Month
  • #314 All Time
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How popular is the baby name April in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1917 6 6 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 10 10 0
1921 12 12 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 13 13 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 15 15 0
1928 20 20 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 6 6 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 20 20 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 19 19 0
1939 58 58 0
1940 105 105 0
1941 176 176 0
1942 232 232 0
1943 220 220 0
1944 165 165 0
1945 242 242 0
1946 459 459 0
1947 512 512 0
1948 382 382 0
1949 466 466 0
1950 394 394 0
1951 504 504 0
1952 824 824 0
1953 823 823 0
1954 949 949 0
1955 1,251 1,251 0
1956 1,212 1,212 0
1957 1,307 1,307 0
1958 1,351 1,351 0
1959 1,570 1,561 9
1960 1,937 1,932 5
1961 1,816 1,809 7
1962 1,821 1,815 6
1963 2,200 2,195 5
1964 2,601 2,601 0
1965 2,816 2,811 5
1966 3,267 3,253 14
1967 4,476 4,463 13 #79 girl name
1968 3,630 3,623 7 #96 girl name
1969 3,813 3,800 13 #97 girl name
1970 4,618 4,602 16 #83 girl name
1971 5,958 5,939 19 #56 girl name
1972 6,136 6,119 17 #48 girl name
1973 7,283 7,262 21 #33 girl name
1974 8,473 8,452 21 #28 girl name
1975 8,272 8,243 29 #25 girl name
1976 7,790 7,764 26 #30 girl name
1977 8,093 8,067 26 #29 girl name
1978 9,616 9,587 29 #27 girl name
1979 10,938 10,902 36 #23 girl name
1980 11,520 11,475 45 #26 girl name
1981 11,426 11,403 23 #25 girl name
1982 10,101 10,061 40 #32 girl name
1983 8,229 8,206 23 #39 girl name
1984 7,583 7,564 19 #42 girl name
1985 6,718 6,693 25 #47 girl name
1986 5,706 5,673 33 #53 girl name
1987 5,319 5,294 25 #58 girl name
1988 4,857 4,839 18 #65 girl name
1989 4,760 4,734 26 #66 girl name
1990 4,582 4,570 12 #73 girl name
1991 3,863 3,856 7 #88 girl name
1992 3,239 3,229 10
1993 2,949 2,933 16
1994 2,533 2,522 11
1995 2,075 2,075 0
1996 1,761 1,761 0
1997 1,602 1,602 0
1998 1,662 1,662 0
1999 1,559 1,554 5
2000 1,450 1,450 0
2001 1,299 1,299 0
2002 1,252 1,252 0
2003 1,116 1,116 0
2004 1,184 1,179 5
2005 1,053 1,053 0
2006 1,031 1,031 0
2007 1,093 1,093 0
2008 1,019 1,019 0
2009 911 911 0
2010 836 836 0
2011 792 792 0
2012 782 782 0
2013 716 716 0
2014 793 793 0
2015 797 797 0

Want to know about the popularity of the April baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 237,187 babies born with the name April in the United States. That's more than enough Aprils to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "April" was in 1980 with a total of 11,475 babies. (That's a lot of baby Aprils)

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "April" ranks #45 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 150 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 10,101 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "April" mean? The list below shows the origins of April as well as things modernly associated with the name April such as celebrities named April.

Origin and Meaning of April

The name "April" is of Latin origin, and it means "Opening, 4th Month". It's a name commonly given to girls.

April Bowlby

April Bowlby is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. April was born in 1980 in Vallejo, California, United States.

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AJ Lee

AJ Lee is a professional wrestler. AJ was born in 1987 as April Jeanette Mendez in Union City, New Jersey, United States.

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April Summers

April Summers is a playboy playmate . April was born in 1978 as Nadia Foster in London,England, United Kingdom.

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April Scott

April Scott is an actress/model/ tv host with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. April was born in 1979 as April Ann McIntosh in Campbell, Missouri, U.S.

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April Flowers

April Flowers is an adult biography. April was born in 1978 in Wasilla, Alaska, U.S.

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April Hunter

April Hunter is a professional wrestler. April was born in 1972 as April Hunter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Other Inspirations for the Name April

April 2015
April 2016
April Birthstone
April Kepner
April Love Geary
April Ludgate
April 15
April Calendar 2015
April Sign
April Rose

Alternative Meanings

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

P is for pride, strong and alive!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lirpa". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Larip". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for April born Aug 8, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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