US Popularity:2643
Other Origin(s):English
Meaning:The fifth month; To go, move
May as a girl's name is of English, Roman, and Sankskrit origins giving your little one plenty of inspiration. Your little one would be sharing their name with the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar, giving your little one a fresh, springtime-inspired aesthetic. For a more mythological touch, the month of May was also named for Maia, the Roman earth goddess. May can also have Sanskrit roots, meaning "to go" or "move." For a name that encourages baby to connect to nature and to keep moving forward towards their goal, May makes for a short, sweet, and meaningful choice.

May Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:May is currently #551 on The Bump
Girl:May is currently #394 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:May is currently #2643 in U.S. births
Girl:May is currently #1426 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 17
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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