May is known for bringing the world into full bloom. It is that time of the year when the weather completely warms up and flowers sprout beautifully. These, coupled with the sunny skies accentuate the May atmosphere, making it just the perfect season for a baby to be born.
Babies born in May are extra special and lucky, it is not just the weather effects this time but also the plenty special holidays that are scattered throughout the month of May, like Mother’s Day, Star Wars Day, National Eat-Whatever-You-Want Day, National Mimosa Day, and National Macaroon Day.
May-born babies are associated with many good things, most of which you are going to find out in this post as you read on.
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May Zodiac Sign
People born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. May birthday babies whose dates fall between May 1 and 20 are under the Taurus Zodiac. Those whose dates are from 21 till the end of the month all share the Gemini Zodiac.
Coming as the first sign in the month of May, Taurus holds quite a space in this month. It is a fixed earth sign that is ruled by Venus, the planet that governs love, beauty, money, and harmony. Its members are very stable, persistent, and reliable. Bull is a symbol that represents Taurus, a stubborn creature with a dedicated, dependable, and hardworking spirit.
Gemini, on the other hand, is a mutable air sign that is ruled by Mercury, the messenger planet of communication, travel, and language that grants Geminis a flighty personality with a flair for communication. The Gemini symbol is represented by the Twins, two people talking back and forth in constant conversation, further reinforcing that this is a social sign with an affinity for gossip and a strong need for mental and physical stimulation.
Together, these two Zodiacs make up the personalities of May birthday folks. These shared personalities are the major focus of this article. We are going to find out about their collective contribution to making May the perfect month for any baby to be born.
May Born Personality
The month of May brings a lot of optimism, goodness, and hope. Babies born in this month are very bright and kind with varying personalities.
When we look at the May Zodiac signs, we May struggle to pick out similar characteristics between Taurus and Gemini. While Taurus are chill and laidback, Geminis are flighty and super unreliable.
However, May folks are very smart, ambitious, and hardworking. They enjoy traveling and engaging in intellectually simulated conversations. This is why it is easy for them to make friends although they may struggle a bit to keep up with them.
Another special thing is that on the hyperthymia scale, spring babies receive a high score, indicating that they have a positive outlook on life from birth. This implies that May babies ‘view every down as a precursor to an up, any financial catastrophe as a build-up to a rise’.
May Birthday Traits
There is more to May-borns than meets the eye. As loveable as they are, they can sometimes be difficult to get along with. The Traits of May-born people have been classified into positive and negative traits below.
Positive May Traits
People born in May are kind and understanding. If no-hard-feelings was a person, it would definitely be a May-born too. They easily understand and are quick to help out in any way they can no matter how little.
They have a strong and determined spirit with which they get through tough times. They do not give up easily because they always focus their gaze on the light at the end of the tunnel. And when it involves waiting it out, you can trust May-borns on that one. They will always bring in their patience game until things fall into place. May-borns don’t need anyone to push them to something or help them get through; they are self-sufficient and know just how to motivate themselves. When situations get unfavorable, they won’t have much problem adapting as this is one of their biggest superpowers.
Negative May Traits
May-borns are likely to suffer depression when things don’t go their way. They know exactly what they want, and when getting that becomes harder than it should be, they tend to get super frustrated and aggressive.
Their stubbornness is a result of their independent nature. They do not trust that someone can run their affairs better than them so they don’t really listen to anyone but their intuition. This can be a good trait except that most times, they end up messing things up.
May Birthday Facts
Below are 7 fun facts you should know about May birthday babies
They have the rarest birthstone
May birthstone is the emerald, a gorgeous green stone that symbolizes rebirth and is also associated with foresight, good fortune, and youth, according to the American Gem Society.
Their birth flowers are the lily of the Valley
Also known as the May lily, the bloom symbolizes sweetness and purity. The hawthorn tree is also associated with May birthdays; it represents love and protection.
May babies tend to be smaller
According to studies, babies with the lowest birth weights are typically born in May. It’s apparently due to the lower amounts of vitamin D they receive in the womb during a winter pregnancy.
They are born lucky
A study done in the U.K. showed that May is the luckiest month to be born, and October is the unluckiest.
They stay up late
Studies show babies born in the spring (and summer) months like to stay up late compared to those born in fall and winter. So brace yourself for some late evenings.
They bounce in good health
It’s been reported that people born in May have the lowest disease risk, and are less likely to suffer from respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological conditions than those born in other months.
They are very optimistic
A 2014 U.K-based study suggests those born during spring (March, April, and May) score highly on the hyperthymia scale. Therefore, spring-born kids have a more optimistic outlook on life.
Some famous people born in May are The Rock, George Clooney, Audrey Hepburn, Adele, Bono, Tina Fey, Cher, George Lucas, Clint Eastwood, and Idina Menzel.
People born in May possibly share similar characteristics with these inspiring May-born celebrities who have achieved great things with their skills and talents.
Dwayne Johnson, aka “The Rock” (born May 2), is an American professional wrestler and actor whose charisma and athleticism have earned him great success and recognition in both fields. His birthday is on May 2.
Everyone’s favorite star, Adele, is one of the most popular performers of her generation, known for her soulful, emotive voice and traditionally crafted songs. Her birthday is on May 5.
You don’t have to be a Star Wars superfan to know who George Lucas is. George Walton Lucas Jr. is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and entrepreneur, who is best known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts, and Industrial Light & Magic. His birthday is on May 14.
There are a host of celebrities who have their birthdays scattered in May. Folks are in the star-studded company!
Relationships and Challenges
May-borns are sweet cute things. They will give you the most unforgettable experience in your relationship. They are fun and passionate lovers, wanting nothing more than a partner whom they can always count on and with whom they can have intelligent conversations. They love romantic gestures and are suckers for good sex.
In relationships, May-borns may often find it hard to accept assistance from their partners since they are already used to doing things on their own. Those born under the Gemini sign may struggle with commitment.
Goals and Career Paths
May-borns are multi-talented folks who can fit in just anywhere. They are super ambitious and like to excel greatly in work and life. As they don’t joke with travel and enjoyment, it’s only right that they work their asses off in order to afford the kind of lifestyle they crave.
May Lucky Number
The Lucky Numbers for people born in May are 5, 14, 23, 30, 32, 50, 59, and 84.