May: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • Gender: Female
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Goddess Maia Or Family Of Matthew

What is the meaning of the name May?

The name May is primarily a female name of English origin that means Goddess Maia Or Family Of Matthew.

The month of May was named after Maia, the goddess of Spring.

Also an English patronymic surname for the family of Matt/Matthew.

Elaine May, comedian/actor.

People who like the name May also like:

Rose, Charlotte, Ella, Violet, Grace, Emma, Lily, William, Gabriel, Henry, Jack, Liam, Oliver, Benjamin

Names like May:

Momi, Manae, Minya, Mann, Minami, Mannan, Mwani, Mayhem, Manaen, Mema, Manani, Moani, Mayumi, Moya, Mowway, Min, Moe, Mamo, Mena, Maimun, Mana, Maemi, Miho, Munya, Mei, My, Mimi, Momoye, Myna, Maina

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Kaori May Hart - daughter of Kevin Hart and Eniko Hart , born 2020
Baylah May Foehner - daughter of Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner , born 2021

Stats for the Name May

checkmark May is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark May is currently not ranked in U.S. births

Songs about May

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Annie May - Jake Brennan & the Confidence Men
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
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