May meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: May No. of characters: 3 Gender: GirlOrigin: Hebrew English
How to pronounce May may What does my name mean? Meanings: To Increase Kinswomen Mother Bitter Diminutive of Mary Wished-for Child Rebellion Great Fifth Month of the Year Old Arabic Name Scottish Form of Margaret Pearl English short form of Mary and Margaret (meaning: Pearl) English name, meaning similar to the name of the month in May

May was ranked 7970 in 1996 list of US boys name and dropped by 19.47% from its previous ranking of 6671 in 1992. May was ranked 1643 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.43% from its previous ranking of 1636 in 2015.

Full form of May : Middleclass Amiable Youthful

May is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

May is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1880 and ranked 1643 (0.003334% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 48794 people wear May as their first name. May is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1882 and ranked 1643 (0.003334% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 48794 people have May as their first name. May is not a native United States and May may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.013499% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of May
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Expression number of May is 3.

May are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. May are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. May possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with May Famous people named May
Mayra Matos Pérez in 200 Cartas as Actress
Melinda Mays in She's Out of Control as Stunts
Mia May in Das wandernde Bild as Actress
Maya Kenin in The House Without a Christmas Tree as Actress
Suzette Mayobre in Eau Contraire as Actress
Laura Mayes in In Re: Jessica Davis as Actress
Amanda May Gavlick in Cuddle Party as Actress
Maya Maron in Knafayim Shvurot as Actress
Tilly Tremayne in Persuasion as Actress
Oona von Maydell in Grizzly as Actress
Names like May May Namesakes Related Names: MayMayaMayaarMayadaMayahMayalaineMayalenMayalynMayanMayanaMayaniMayankMayannMayannaMayarMayaraMayariMayaroseMaybelMaybelinComments : May is a proper name of person English female. It is a revival of the name of the month of May (in English May, which is derived from) Maia, the name of a goddess Roman (which means "large" in Latin, and from which it can directly derive the name Maia ). English is not infrequent use of the names of months as their names, as for example also for April and June ; it should be noted that the month of May is also called by the name of rare Italian May. Variant of the name is Mae. - Alline Holub Popularity of May
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Other variants of May :Retha Mariam Maryam Margarid Margarit Maria Miren Maia Maryia Mary Miriam Mari Margarita Mariya Margarida Mariona Ona Margareta Marija Marijeta Marie Markéta Madlenka Maja Marika Margit Margrethe Grete Grethe Maiken Majken Margarethe Marianne Merete Meta Mette Mia Rita Margaretha Margriet Marja Marjo Mirjam Annabel Greet Greetje Griet Jet Maaike Manon Margreet Marieke Mariëlle Mariëtte Marijke Marijse Marike Mariska Marita Marjan Meike Mieke Miep Mies Ria Maarja Maret Maarika Mare Maaria Maarit Marjaana Marketta Mirjami Maija Margareeta Maritta Marjatta Marjukka Marjut Miia Reeta Reetta Marguerite Myriam Annabelle Margaux Margot Marielle Mariette Marion Marise Maike Mareike María Mariami Meri Margarete Greta Gretchen Grete Gretel Margrit Mariele Mitzi Malia Mele Margalit Margalita Mariamne Margaréta Margita Mária Gréta Mara Marica Margrét Mæja Máire Mairéad Maura Moira Mairenn Máirín Mallaidh Maureen Moyra Margherita Mariella Marietta Mimi Amabilia Margaid Moirrey Paaie Voirrey Mere Malle Meggy Molle Margrete Marit Małgorzata Gosia Małgosia Marzena Anabela Mariazinha Marya Maryana Márjá Maighread Mairead Màiri Maisie Marsaili Mysie Peigi Marjeta Anabel Maritza Marit Märta Merit My Meryem Mair Mairwen Marged Mererid Mared Megan  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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