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Popularity
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Beau

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Beautiful, Handsome
  • #1359 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Beau" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1932505
1940707
194112012
1942606
1943505
1944606
1945505
194610010
1947606
1948606
1949505
195010010
1951909
195213013
195320020
1954606
195519019
1956909
195815015
195922022
196015015
196140040
196245045
196336036
196441041
196547047
196652052
196756056
196853053
196991091
19701670167
19711750175
19721550155
19731860186
19742070207
19752510251
19763720372
19774945489
19784770477
19796737666
19801,229231,206
19811,039121,027
198268710677
19835648556
19847026696
19856666660
19866738665
19875195514
19885930593
19895828574
19907365731
19916996693
19925895584
19935350535
19945925587
19955266520
19965280528
19974670467
19984990499
19994767469
20005070507
20014596453
20024586452
200362917612
200466516649
200565813645
200664421623
200771020690
200876215747
200976313750
201078923766
201187727850
20121,102391,063
20131,342451,297
20141,667451,622

Want to know about the populiarty of Beau? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,762 babies born with the name Beau in the United States. That's more than enough Beaus to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1932 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Beau" was in 2014 with a total of 1,622 babies. (That's a lot of baby Beaus)

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Beau" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 15 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 666 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Beau" mean?

Beau (French): Beautiful, Handsome

The name "Beau" is of French origin and it means "Beautiful, Handsome". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 8 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

U is for unique, your love of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Uaeb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Baeu". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Beau popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Beau in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Beau

Beau Bridges

Beau Bridges is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1948 to present. Beau was born in 1941 as Lloyd Vernet Bridges III in Los Angeles, California.

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Beau van Erven Dorens

Beau was born in 1970.

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Beau Brady

Beau Brady is an actor, personal trainer, and labourer. Beau was born in 1981 as Beau Brady in Sydney.

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Past life for Beau born May 27, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Beau

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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