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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 during 1880-1889 (USAGE OF 0.6%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.3%, DOWN 60%), with names like Mayme becoming less trendy. Maya (#61) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation, while Mayhue (TOP 15%) and Mayner (30%) are familiar May- last names.

May- names

May - Maysen

Maia and variants

Mayah, Maya1, May1
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, May2
Var. of Mary. Stems fr. Latin word. "Star of the sea." Popular, and Mayme is similar to common last names Meme (UPPER 84%), Mumme (24%), which also end with -me.

May and variants

May3, var. Maylene, Mayleen, Maye, Mayana, Maya2
Stems fr. English language. "The fifth month." Usage of Maya and forms was up in the 1880s and is less today, with May falling out of fashion.


Origin fr. Spanish, Hindi, Russian words. .. In Hindi, from Sanskrit, meaning dream .. A very familiar baby name (#61 IN 2018), 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.

Maydey, Maydena, Mayda1
Var. of Maida. Origin fr. Old English. "Maiden; young, unmarried woman." Rare. Mayda, Maydena and Maydey are not listed in the US Census.

Mayda2, var. Mayde
Derived fr. English word. "Maiden." Mayda and Mayde are uncommon feminine names.

Var. of Megan. Derivative of Welsh, Greek words. "Pearl." Maygan was not a Top birth name in 2018.


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.

Maria and variants

Mayria2, Mayra2
Var. of Maria. Derived fr. Latin. "Star of the sea." Mayra is conventional (UPPER 15%) as a women's name, while Mayria is unique.

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

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

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

Form of Mesa. Source fr. Spanish element. "Table." Maysa was not a Top birth name in 2018. See also Masha.

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

Usage comparison for May- names