April Name Meaning

Translation of a European surname meaning ‘April’ (Latin aprilis), for example Italian Aprile, German April(l), Abrell, Polish Kwiecien. There were various possible connections between the month and the surname; for example, it may have been applied to someone who rendered homage or paid rent to an overlord in April, or as a personal name bestowed on a child born in April. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German April ‘April’. April is found in England as a surname from the 13th and 14th centuries onwards, which Reaney and Wilson explain as ‘‘a nickname, perhaps with reference to the changeable weather of the month, ‘changeable’, ‘vacillating’, or with reference to spring or youth.’’

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List of People with Surname April

Based on our public records, there are a total of 870 people with the surname April. Among these people surnamed April, there are approximately 163 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Robert April, Michael April and David April are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed April, with 28, 21 and 21 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Massachusetts has the most people surnamed April, with a total of 99 people, and there are a total of 62 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname April, with a total of 76 people and an average of 53 distinct names.