May as a First Name

How Common is the First Name May?

We estimate that there are 10,706 people named May who are currently alive and were born in the United States. May is the 1,373rd most common for women, and the 2,303rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named May?

The average person named May is 49.09 years old.

Is May a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

156 people named May were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 1,422nd most popular name for girls, and the 2,636th most popular overall.

The popularity of May peaked in 1883, when it was the 57th most popular name for baby girls.

Is May a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

May is mostly a female name, but there are some men named May. 98.4% of people named May are female, while 1.6% are male.

Popularity of May in England

In 2020, May was the 631st most popular name for girls in England and Wales.