May Fun Facts


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May is named after the Greek goddess Maia, the Goddess of Fertility. May is also known as the month for maiories (elders). The birthstone is the Emerald, which stands for love and success. The Lily of the Valley is the flower for the month, and the Taurus and Gemini are the zodiac symbols.


May is also:


Garden for Wildlife Month

International Mediterranean Diet Month

National Pet Month

National Smile Month

South Asian Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Jewish American Month

Haitian American Month

National Moving Month

Source: Wikipedia