May Name Meaning

May meaning

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Mae, Maelee, Maelynn, Maia, Maj, Mala, Maya, Mayana, Maye, Mayleen, Maylene And Mei., Mae, Maelee, Maelynn, Maia, Maj, Mala, Maya, Mayana, Maye, Mayleen, Maylene And Mei., Mae, Maelee, Maelynn, Maia, Maj, Mala, Maya, Mayana, Maye, Mayleen, Maylene And Mei.

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May name was top ranked at 273 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 665 position in American during year 2012


Name May has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1008 position. 47960 numbers of people were named May so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of May

May Numerology :
Personality No. 11. People with name May tend to be charismatic, cooperative, intuitive, and have a pleasing personality with a gentle manner. Person with May having 11 as Personality number work hard to gain confidence and overcome in-born shyness. As a child, and into your early twenties, nervous energy may have caused you to bite your nails or express your nervousness in other ways. You are extremely sensitive and intuitive. More Numerology

More About Name : May

  • The girl's name May may is pronounced may. It is of English origin, and its meaning is "the fifth month". The month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess.

    In the Middles Ages, it was probably a pet form of Matthew . Its use led to the surname May. When the name came back in the 19th century, it was a pet form of Mary and other names beginning with M-.

  • Originally used as a pet form of Mary and Margaret (pearl). More recently, however, it is usually associated with the name of the month, which is derived from the Latin Maius (the month of Maia, the Greek mythological goddess of increase). May is often be

  • Originally used as a pet form of Mary and Margaret (pearl). More recently, however, it is usually associated with the name of the month, which is derived from the Latin Maius (the month of Maia, the Greek mythological goddess of increase). May is often bestowed as a middle name, or used as a name element in combination names such as Anna-Mae or May-Lynn. The name was borne by the popular actress Mae West (1892 - 1980). Her shapely bustline led to her name being used for an inflatable life preserver vest for use by RAF aviators downed at sea during World War II.

Name Analysis of May

Character Analysis of May : Persons with the name May, have a great deal of self-confidence and are therefore likely to achieve success. They are generally work-oriented Persons who have a plan for everything they do. They are disciplined and have a high standard of honesty, are dependable, serious-minded individuals who need to be practical about all that they do.

Love Life of May : Persons are voracious regarding intimate impulses & want to try everything and love freedom in all respects.

Name Letter Analysis of May

M : Persons are a workaholic! A high-energy workhorse, Persons don't need much sleep and are very healthy

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Y : Persons are freedom-loving and like to break rules and push the envelope

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name May

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name May is Simha or Sinh and Moon sign associated with the name May is Leo.

The name May has Fire element. Sun is the Ruling Planet for the name May . The name May having moon sign as Leo is represented by The Lion and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name May keep their promises. They like to live a king size life. Such people stay in their limits and are fearless.

Other name options, having Leo moon sign are name starting with : Ma, Me, Mu, Mi, Mo, Ta, Ti, Tu, Te, To, Mr, Ta, Ts.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name May

The name May is suitable for baby born in Magha nakshatra

Magha Nakshatra: "The bountiful"

Lord: Ketu (south lunar node)
Symbol : Royal Throne
Deity : Pitrs, 'The Fathers', family ancestors
Indian zodiac: 0° - 13°20' Simha
Western zodiac 26° Leo - 9°20' Virgo
Other name options, having Magha nakashatra are name starting with : Ma,  Mi,  Mu,  Me.

Famous Name May

  • May Shin

    was a Burmese actress and singer, who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s.[1]May Shin was born Than Shin in 1917 to businessman Khin Lay and his wife Pwa Yon[1] in Mandalay in British Burma. She was the youngest of five siblings.[2] She passed seventh grade from Watsaliyan School. At 18, May Shin joined A1 Film Company as an aspiring actress. She was soon highly acclaimed for her soft gentle singing voice.[1]


  • Mathilda May

    a French film actress.Mathilda won the "Premier Prix du Conservatoire de Danse de Paris" (First Prize at the Paris Dance Conservatory) at age 16. In 1989 she won the Prix Romy Schneider.Her work is primarily in French for the European market. Outside of Europe, she has appeared in the films Lifeforce (1985), Naked Tango (1991), Becoming Colette (1991) and The Tit and the Moon (1994). In the USA she is probably best known for her role in Lifeforce in which she is fully nude for most of her screen time


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