May

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1867 in 2013 and #1581 in 2014.

Famous People

May Wynn (Movie Actress,TV Actress), May Robson (Movie Actress), May McAvoy (Movie Actress), May Sutton (Tennis Player), May Alix (Singer), May Allison (Movie Actress), May Emory (Movie Actress), May Kitson (Movie Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Middle English, from Old English, from Old French mai, from Latin māius ‎(“Maia's month”), from Maia, a Roman earth goddess, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *magya ‎(“she who is great”), from Proto-Indo-European base *meg- ‎(“great”)

Meaning(s):

-The fifth month of the Gregorian calendar, following April and preceding June.

-The hawthorn or its blossoms (as it blooms in May)

-( female name -comes from the English language-), pet name for Mary and Margaret, reinforced by the month and plant meaning.

-(last name -comes from the Middle English language-)

In Swedish

Origin: From English May.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In Middle_French

Meaning(s):

-(l en May) (month)

In Norwegian

Origin: From English May.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).