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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Beauty

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Beau"ty
Senses
  1. An assemblage of graces or properties pleasing to the eye, the ear, the intellect, the æsthetic faculty, or the moral sense." Beauty consists of a certain composition of color and figure, causing delight in the beholder." [Locke.]"The production of beauty by a multiplicity of symmetrical parts uniting in a consistent whole." [Wordsworth.]"The old definition of beauty, in the Roman school, was, “multitude in unity;” and there is no doubt that such is the principle of beauty." [Coleridge.]
  2. A particular grace, feature, ornament, or excellence; anything beautiful; as, the beauties of nature.
  3. A beautiful person, esp. a beautiful woman."All the admired beauties of Verona." [Shak.]
  4. Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion.(Obs)"She stained her hair yellow, which was then the beauty." [Jer. Taylor.]

Etymology: OE. beaute beute, OF. beauté biauté, Pr. beltat, F. beauté, fr. an assumed LL. bellitas, from L. bellus pretty. See Beau

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  2. An outstanding example of its kind
  3. A very attractive or seductive looking woman
Wiktionary

From Middle English bewty, bewte, beaute, bealte, from Anglo-Norman and Old French beauté (early Old French spelling biauté), from Vulgar Latin *bellitās (“beauty”), from Latin bellus (“beautiful, fair”); see beau.

  1. The property, quality or state of being "that which pleases merely by being perceived" (Aquinas); that which is attractive, pleasing, fine or good looking; comeliness.
  2. Someone who is beautiful.
    Brigitte Bardot was a renowned .
  3. Something that is particularly good or pleasing.
    That phrasing is a .
    What a goal, what a .
  4. An excellent or egregious example of something.
  5. (with the definite article) The excellence, e.g. the genius
    The of the deal is it costs nothing!
  6. (physics, obsolete) A beauty quark (now called bottom quark).
  7. Beauty treatment; cosmetology.
  8. (obsolete) Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion.

beauty was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Beauty

Beauty Gonzalez is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2008 to present. Beauty was given the name Christine Marie Gonzalez on May 28th, 1991 in Dumaguete.

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Beauty was a search and rescue dog. Their career lasted from 1940 to 1940. Beauty was born on January 4th, 1939. They passed away on October 17th, 1950.

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Beauty Sharma Barua is a music of assam, folk music, indian classical music, ghazal, and bhajan musician. She was most prominent from 1958 to present. Beauty was given the name Beauty Barua on June 18th, 1951 in Dafalating Tea Estate, Golaghat, Assam, Eastern India,. Beauty is also known as Beauty Baideu.

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Beauty McGowan was an athlete. Beauty was born on November 8th, 1901 in Branford, Connecticut. He left this life on May 6th, 1982.

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Beauty was born in 1957. She passed away in 2008.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Beauty

Beauty was a search and rescue dog. Their career lasted from 1940 to 1940. Beauty was born on January 4th, 1939. They passed away on October 17th, 1950.

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How popular is the baby name Beauty in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 7 7 0
1903 5 5 0
1910 8 8 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 6 6 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 13 13 0
1920 16 16 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 11 11 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 8 8 0
1931 6 6 0
1932 9 9 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 12 12 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 8 8 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 7 7 0
1956 5 5 0
1988 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 9 9 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 7 7 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 19 19 0
2012 16 16 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 13 13 0
2015 12 12 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 12 12 0

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Popularity of Beauty as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Beauty

  • How Popular is the name Beauty? Beauty is the 14,753rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Beauty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 588 babies born with the first name Beauty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Beauty to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Beauty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Beauty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Beauty is Tuesday, September 20th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Beauty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Beauty was in 2013 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Beauty Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Beauty is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Beauty: Your name in reverse order is Ytuaeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebyatu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.