May (name)

May (name)
May
Gender Female
Origin
Word/Name Latin or Arabic
Meaning the month of May, Flower
Other names
Related names nickname for Mary or Margaret, Maia

May is an English feminine given name. It is derived from the name of the month, which comes from Maia, the name of a Roman fertility goddess.[1] The name May is also used as a pet form of Mary and Margaret.

May is also an Arabic given name which have many meanings including: "Water" "Rose Water" "Old Wine" "Little Monkey" and "The Prettiest women of her time"[citation needed].[2] People with the given name May include:

Given name

See also

  • May (surname), surname origin, and people with the surname
  • Baron May, nobility, a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
  • Mary

References

  1. ^ MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of May
  2. ^ Ibid.

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