May Day: 9 Celebrities You've Never Heard of But Are Named After This Awesome Month!

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May Day, celebrated on May 1, is a great excuse to honor an a-MAY-zing month and the famous celebrities who have taken it for their name.

Okay, maybe "celebrities" is a stretch. But it's a slow news day, so here goes!

May Day stems from an ancient spring festival that's taken on a variety of meanings in various cultures in the past couple of centuries.

For what it's worth, today is exactly half a year from November 1, which like May Day was long ago thought to carry celestial significance.

Historians believe that the origins of May Day date way back to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night.

We have no idea what that means, either. Point being: Long ass time ago.

Whatever its origins, it's the start of a new month, the advent of (hopefully) warmer weather and a hell of an excuse to rep all things May.

Big shout out to the five-one-one-five!

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