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Famous People Named May 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named May are out there? This list of celebrities named May will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Mays below include actors named May and athletes named May, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named May who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Mays below include May Andersen, May Whitty, and May Sarton.
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May Andersen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 36

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Lykke May Andersen (born 16 June 1982), known as May Andersen, is a Danish model. She is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was once ...more
May Whitty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 83 (1865-1948)

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Dame Mary Louise Webster, (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress. She was one of ...more
May Sarton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 83 (1912-1995)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Belgium, Wondelgem

May Sarton is the pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton (May 3, 1912 – July 16, 1995), a prolific American poet, novelist and memoirist. She is considered an important contemporary figure in ...more

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May Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 92 (1877-1969)

Birthplace: Kent, United Kingdom

Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969), publishing under the name May Gibbs, was an English Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for ...more
May Robson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 84 (1858-1942)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Mary Jeanette Robison (19 April 1858 – 20 October 1942) known professionally as May Robson, was an Australian-born American-based actress, whose career spanned 58 years, starting in 1883 when ...more
May McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 85 (1899-1984)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

May McAvoy (September 8, 1899 – April 26, 1984) was an American actress who worked mainly during the silent-film era. Some of her major roles are Laura Pennington in The Enchanted Cottage, ...more
May Ziade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 55 (1886-1941)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Northern District, Israel, Nazareth

May Ziade (also Mayy Ziyādah, Arabic: مي زيادة‎; 11 February 1886 – 17 October 1941) was a Lebanese-Palestinian poet, essayist and translator.Known as a prolific writer — she wrote for Arabic ...more
May Britt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 84

Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden

May Britt (born Maybritt Wilkens, 22 March 1934) is a Swedish actress who had a brief career in the 1950s in Italy and later in the United States. She paused from the screen while she was ...more
May Ayim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named May
May Ayim Dec. at 36 (1960-1996)

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

May Ayim (3 May 1960 in Hamburg – 9 August 1996 in Berlin) is the pen name of May Opitz (born Sylvia Andler); she was an Afro-German poet, educator, and activist. The child of a German student ...more
May Kassab is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named May
May Kassab Age: 37
May Kassab (Arabic: مي كساب‎) (born December 8, 1981) is a popular female singer from Egypt. She is signed to Rotana, the biggest Record company in the Middle East.
May Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 82 (1864-1946)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

May Anderson (June 8, 1864 – June 11, 1946) was the second general president of the children's Primary organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1925 ...more
May is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 36
Bang Yu-jeong (Korean: 방유정; born 6 May 1982), better known by the stage names May (Korean: 메이; Japanese: メイ) and Yuu (Korean: 유우) is a South Korean singer active in Japan.
May Swenson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 76 (1913-1989)

Birthplace: Logan, Utah

Anna Thilda May "May" Swenson (May 28, 1913 – December 4, 1989) was an American poet and playwright. Harold Bloom considered her one of the most important and original poets of the ...more
May Davenport is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named May
May Davenport
May Davenport was an actress and the mother of Anne Seymour.
May Kitson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named May
May Kitson Dec. at 81 (1864-1945)
May Kitson (October 29, 1866 – June 17, 1945), born Mary Ann Morrell, was a British-born American silent film character actor active between 1917 and 1925.
May May Ali is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named May
May Allison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 99 (1890-1989)

Birthplace: Rising Fawn, Georgia, United States of America

May Allison (June 14, 1890 – March 27, 1989) was an American actress whose greatest success was achieved in the early part of the 20th century in the medium of silent film, although she also ...more
May Louise Cowles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 86 (1892-1978)

Birthplace: Sibley, Kansas

May Louise Cowles (September 25, 1892 – January 11, 1978) was an American economist, researcher, author, and advocate of Home Economics. She was a member of the faculty at the University of ...more
May J. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 30

Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan

May Jamileh Hashimoto (橋本 芽生, Hashimoto Mei), better known by her stage name May J., is a Japanese pop and R&B singer who made her major label debut under Sony Music Japan on July 12, 2006, ...more

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May Miller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 96 (1899-1995)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

May Miller (January 26, 1899 – February 8, 1995) was an African-American poet, playwright and educator. Miller became known as the most widely published female playwright of the Harlem ...more
May Hallatt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 93 (1876-1969)

Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

May Hallatt was an actress.
May Warden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 87 (1891-1978)

Birthplace: England, Leeds

May Warden (9 May 1891 in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire – 5 October 1978 in London) was an English actress and comedian. Although she played in other films and TV shows, in Germany and ...more
May Pang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

May Fung Yee Pang (born October 24, 1950) is an American, best known as a girlfriend of John Lennon. She had previously worked for Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono as a personal assistant and ...more
May Abbey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named May
Dec. at 80 (1872-1952)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

May Abbey was an actress.
May Miles Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named May
Age: 60

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

May Miles Thomas is a Scottish film director and screenwriter.