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- (female given name): Mae
Middle English, from Old English, from Old French mai, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Maius, Maia's month, from Maia, a Roman earth goddess, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *magya, she who is great, from Proto-Indo-European base *meg-, great
- The fifth month of the Gregorian calendar, following April and preceding June.
- The hawthorn or its blossoms (as it blooms in May)
- A female given name, pet name for Mary and Margaret, reinforced by the month and plant meaning
- A surname.
- May (or Mae) is often used in conjoined names (e.g., Lillie Mae, Katie Mae, Fannie Mae).
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