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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MAY
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Meaning & History

Variant of MAY. A famous bearer was the American actress Mae West (1893-1980), whose birth name was Mary.
DiminutiveMolly
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie, Retha(Afrikaans) Mariam, Maryam(Arabic) Margarid, Margarit, Mariam(Armenian) Maryam(Bashkir) Maria, Miren, Maia(Basque) Maryia(Belarusian) Mary, Miriam(Biblical) Maria, Mariam(Biblical Greek) Miriam(Biblical Hebrew) Maria(Biblical Latin) Mari(Breton) Margarita, Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Margarida, Maria, Mariona, Ona(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Margareta, Marija, Marijeta(Croatian) Marie, Markéta, Madlenka, Maja, Marika(Czech) Margareta, Margit, Margrethe, Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Grete, Grethe, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Margarethe, Mariann, Marianne, Merete, Meta, Mette, Mia, Mie, Rita(Danish) Mariyam(Dhivehi) Margareta, Margaretha, Margriet, Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Annabel, Greet, Greetje, Griet, Jet, Jette, Maaike, Manon, Margreet, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria(Dutch) Maarja, Maret, Margit, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Maaria, Maarit, Margareta, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Marketta, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Margareeta, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia, Reeta, Reetta(Finnish) Marguerite, Marie, Myriam, Annabelle, Manon, Margaux, Margot, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise, Maryse(French) Maria, Maike, Mareike(Frisian) Margarida, María, Maruxa(Galician) Mariam, Mariami, Meri(Georgian) Margareta, Margarete, Margaretha, Margarethe, Margit, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Greta, Gretchen, Grete, Gretel, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Margrit, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Meta, Mia, Mitzi, Ria, Rita(German) Margarita, Maria, Marietta, Marika(Greek) Maryamu(Hausa) Malia, Mele(Hawaiian) Margalit, Miriam, Margalita(Hebrew) Mariamne(History) Margaréta, Margit, Mária, Gitta, Gréta, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska, Rita(Hungarian) Margrét, María, Gréta, Mæja(Icelandic) Máire, Mairéad, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Moyra(Irish) Margherita, Maria, Miriam, Greta, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi, Miriana, Rita(Italian) Amabilia, Margarita(Late Roman) Margarita, Marija, Māra, Mārīte(Latvian) Margreet, Greet(Limburgish) Margarita, Marija, Greta(Lithuanian) Marija(Macedonian) Margaid, Moirrey, Paaie, Voirrey(Manx) Mere(Maori) Malle, Meggy, Molle(Medieval English) Margareta, Margit, Margrete, Margrethe, Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Grete, Grethe, Maiken, Maja, Mariann, Marianne, Marit, Marita, Meta, Mette, Mia, Mie, Rita(Norwegian) Margarida, Maria(Occitan) Maryam(Persian) Małgorzata, Maria, Gosia, Małgosia, Marzena(Polish) Margarida, Maria, Miriam, Anabela, Mariazinha, Rita(Portuguese) Margareta, Maria, Maricica(Romanian) Margarita, Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana(Russian) Márjá(Sami) Maria(Sardinian) Maighread, Mairead, Màiri, Maura, Moira, Maisie, Marsaili, Mysie, Peigi(Scottish) Marija(Serbian) Margaréta, Margita, Mária, Markéta(Slovak) Margareta, Marija, Marjeta, Mirjam(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) Margarita, María, Miriam, Anabel, Marita, Rita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Margareta, Margit, Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Greta, Maja, Majken, Mariann, Marianne, Marit, Marita, Märta, Merit, Meta, Mia, My, Rita(Swedish) Maryam(Tatar) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Mariyam, Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mairwen, Marged, Mari, Mererid, Mared, Megan(Welsh)
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