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MAY : Probably given to a child born in that month. May, in the Saxon, is a daisy, a flower; the fifth month in the year, beginning with January. Gaelic, mai or maith, good, pleasant, fruitful; Mad, Welsh. From Ma we have mai, the earth, the producer; ma, mother, tender, kind.

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    (545 individuals)

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    Variants of name MAY

    LOUMAY MAI MAJ MAYI MAYIN MEIT MEY MEZ