Category Archives: May Baby Names


National Macaroon Day

So, what’s a macaroon anyway?

Have you ever heard the term, “you learn something new every day?” Today, May 31st, 2012 is National Macaroon Day—a day in which individuals can celebrate small unleavened cakes with a crispy outer layer and moist center [MmMm].

If you love coconut, almond, and/or chocolate, the macaroon might just be something worth tasting. Go to the nearest bakery and ask for this scrumptious treat in honor of its national day.

In honor of this day, here are a few delectable baby names that will make your little one sound sweet, even during their terrible two stage!


Andrew (Greek): Manly; warrior
Chad (Aramaic): Resting; to cease
Mika (Japanese): Beautiful smell
Timothy (Greek): To honor God; to fear God


Alanna (Gaelic): Like a rock
Annalise (German): Grace; favour
Danielle (Hebrew): God is my judge
Mila (Latin): Rival; emulating


A-May-zing Month of May

What makes May so amazing, you might ask? At, we have the answer! Here are a few fun facts about the month of May and an acronym for May of our favorite baby names. This is a unique way of choosing a baby name! Try it for yourself with other names in place of the ones that we chose!

Cinco De Mayo: This celebratory day is rejoiced by Mexican Americans and others alike, marking the Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862.

Memorial Day: The last Monday in May is dedicated to Memorial Day, a legal holiday in memory of those who died while serving the United States in war.

Melanie (Greek): Black; dark
Asher (Hebrew): Fortunate; blessed; happy
Yvette (French): Feminine form of Yves, meaning “yew”


A Little Riddle to Remember

[30 days has September,
April, June and November
All the rest have 31
And February’s great with 28
And Leap Year’s fine with 29]

For those of you who are having trouble remembering which of the 12 months have only 30 days and which have 31, here is a riddle that will help you remember.

For a parent expecting a child in the month of May, starting tomorrow, here are a few names that will bring about the upcoming summer months!


Derek (English): The ruler of the tribe- In honor of baseball season
Dylan (Welsh): Son of the sea
Ellis (English): Form of Elias, meaning “Jehovah is my God”
Orlando (Spanish): From the renowned land


Brooklyn (Dutch): Broken land
Helena (Greek): Form of Helen, meaning “the shining light”
Jenny (Welsh): One who is fair; a beautiful girl
May (Latin): Born during the month of May