Valmai Meaning and Origin
Valmai is a Welsh name that is derived from the words “gwalch” meaning “hawk” and “mae” meaning “May” (the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar). The name is often translated as “May hawk” or “falcon of May.” In Welsh mythology, the hawk was seen as a powerful symbol of strength and freedom. Valmai is a relatively rare name and is most commonly used in Wales and other parts of the United Kingdom. It can be used for both boys and girls, but it is more commonly given to girls. Famous people with the name Valmai include Valmai Pridmore, an Australian painter, and printmaker, and Valmai Phillips, a British politician who served as the Lord Mayor of Birmingham from 2003 to 2004. Alternatively, it is also a girl’s name of Australian origin, meaning: “Mayflower.” A name used in Australia since the 1920s.
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