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Girl Names Starting with May-

May- baby names and what they mean, with 14 results. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2006 (USAGE OF 0.4%) and are almost as common today (USAGE 0.3%, DOWN 24%), but with names like Mayme becoming less trendy. Maya (#69) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation, while Mayen (TOP 14%) and Mayall (29%) are familiar May- last names.

May- names

May - Maysen

May and variants

May1, var. Maylene, Mayleen, Maye, Mayana, Maya1
Stems fr. English language. "The fifth month." Usage of May and forms was up in 2006 and is almost as conventional now, but with May falling out of fashion.

Maia and variants

Mayah, Maya2, May2
Var. of Maia. Source fr. Greek language. "Great; mother." Mayla is also a slightly prominent kid's name.

Mary and variants

Mayria1, Mayra1, Maymie, Mayme1, May3
Var. of Mary. Stems fr. Latin word. "Star of the sea." Popular, and Mayra is similar to common last names Mirra (UPPER 20%), Maitra (59%), which also end with -ra.


Origin fr. Spanish, Hindi, Russian words. .. In Hindi, from Sanskrit, meaning dream .. A very familiar baby name (#69 IN 2015), Maya is also used frequently as a last name. See also Mayda.

Mabel and variants

Mayble, Maybelle, Maybell, Maybel
Var. of Mabel. Based on English, Latin languages. "Lovable." Mayble is unique as a baby name among the versions of Mabel.

Mayda1, var. Mayde
Derived fr. English word. "Maiden." Mayda and Mayde are uncommon feminine names.

Maydey, Maydena, Mayda2
Var. of Maida. Origin fr. Old English. "Maiden; young, unmarried woman." Rare. Mayda, Maydena and Maydey are not listed in the US Census.

Var. of Megan. Derivative of Welsh, Greek words. "Pearl." Maygan was not a Top birth name in 2015.


Form of Mamie. Source fr. Greek, Latin. "Star of the sea; pearl." Slightly novel as a birth name nowadays, though Mayme still occurs frequently as a first name for women. See also Jayme.


Based on Irish, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Popular as a baby name, Mayra is similar to the popular Mira. See also Myrah.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of May- names: May, Maya, Mayah, Maybel, Maybell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of May- names: Maybelle, Maye, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra

Mayria2, Mayra3
Var. of Maria. Derived fr. Latin. "Star of the sea." Mayra is conventional (UPPER 15%) as a women's name, while Mayria is unique.

Form of Mesa. Source fr. Spanish element. "Table." Maysa was not a Top birth name in 2015. See also Masha.

Root fr. Arabic language. "Graceful." Maysa is not in the Top 2000. See also Maeja.

Var. of Mason. Stems fr. Old English language. "Stoneworker." Scarce. Maysen is not listed in the US Census. See also Maygan.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for May- names for girls.

1. May - Maysen
May [Maya, Maye, Mayana, Mayleen, Maylene], Maia [May, Maya, Mayah], Mary [May, Mayra, Mayme, Maymie, Mayria], Maya, Mabel [Maybel, Mayble, Maybell, Maybelle], Mayda [Mayde], Maida [Mayda, Maydey, Maydena], Megan [Maygan], Mamie [Mayme], Mayra, Maria [Mayra, Mayria], Mesa [Maysa], Maysa, Mason [Maysen]

Usage comparison for May- names