Meaning:the fifth month
May as a girl's name is of English origin meaning "the fifth month". The month of May was named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess. It is also a short form of the names Matthew and Mary.
Popularity Trend Chart
Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.
Source: Social Security Administration
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Name added. View your list