• Birthstone: diamond
    • Flowers of the month: daisies and sweet peas
    • April was named after the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.
    • Leonardo da Vinci and William Shakespeare were both born in April.

 

  • The name, April, is the 423rd most common name in the United States and the 250th in the United Kingdom.
  • The zodiac signs for April are Aries (March 21 – April 19) and Taurus (April 20 – May 20).
  • April is Global Child Nutrition Month, Humor Month, and Mathematics Awareness Month among others.
  • It is the first month of the year with exactly 30 days and the only month with an “i” in its name.
  • The name, April, comes from the Latin word “to open” describing the opening of the trees that happens during springtime.