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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maye

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  1. Obsolete spelling of May

Notable Persons Named Maye

She holds the title Miss Venezuela 1980. Maye was given the name María Xavier Brandt Angulo on April 28th, 1960 in Caracas. She died on October 2nd, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maye

Marcus Maye is a football player. Marcus was born in Melbourne, Florida.

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Marilyn was born on April 10th, 1928 in Kansas. Marilyn is also known as McLaughlin and Marilyn Maye.

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Geri Maye is a presenter. Geri was born in County Limerick.

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Lee Maye was a baseball player. Lee was born on December 11th, 1934 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He breathed his last breath on July 17th, 2002.

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Willie was born on January 10th, 1961 in Greenville, North Carolina.

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Sean was born on June 24th, 1970.

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How popular is the baby name Maye in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 9 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 11 11 0
1884 13 13 0
1885 16 16 0
1886 19 19 0
1887 16 16 0
1888 20 20 0
1889 18 18 0
1890 18 18 0
1891 22 22 0
1892 23 23 0
1893 22 22 0
1894 27 27 0
1895 30 30 0
1896 22 22 0
1897 26 26 0
1898 30 30 0
1899 18 18 0
1900 36 36 0
1901 20 20 0
1902 25 25 0
1903 40 40 0
1904 38 38 0
1905 30 30 0
1906 22 22 0
1907 30 30 0
1908 34 34 0
1909 29 29 0
1910 32 32 0
1911 40 40 0
1912 37 37 0
1913 42 42 0
1914 43 43 0
1915 48 48 0
1916 55 55 0
1917 36 36 0
1918 41 41 0
1919 50 50 0
1920 54 54 0
1921 57 57 0
1922 42 42 0
1923 30 30 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 31 31 0
1926 25 25 0
1927 26 26 0
1928 30 30 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 16 16 0
1934 25 25 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 14 14 0
1939 15 15 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 6 6 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 16 16 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 14 14 0
1948 14 14 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 10 10 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 10 10 0
1954 5 5 0
1956 5 5 0
1958 6 6 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1971 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1998 5 5 0
2003 7 7 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 6 6 0
2012 10 10 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 6 6 0

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Popularity of Maye as a first name

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Popularity of Maye as a last name

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Common last names for Maye

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maye U.S.
  White 36.66% 64.26%
  African American 55.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maye

People with the last name Maye are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Maye

  • How Popular is the name Maye? Maye is the 7,051st most popular name of all time. As a last name Maye was the 7,621st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,883 babies born with the first name Maye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maye to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Maye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maye is Thursday, September 2nd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Maye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maye was in 1921 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Maye Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maye is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Maye: Your name in reverse order is Eyam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,356 people with the last name Maye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maye? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Maye as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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