Beau: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Beau
Origin of the name Beau:
A borrowing from the French, Beau is derived from beau (pretty, a dandy, handsome). Var: Bo.
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I have loved this name for years. I knew someday I would have a son named Beau, and we do! He is now 4 yrs old, and he's the only Beau we've met, with the exception of a guy that my husband went to college with. I love his name because it's different, yet still something people have heard before. The only problem we encounter is people wanting to spell it "Bo".
- Nicknames for Beau: | Edit
Bow Scott = toilet paper
B.O. = body odour
Dunkin Beau-nuts, Beau-ner, Rambeau, Beau-Beau, Beau-tie, Boo
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"Beau" was actually first given as a nickname to George Bryan Brummell, but is now a name & nickname for many because it means strong, noble & handsome- can't go wrong with that!
- Famous real-life people named Beau: | Edit
Beau Garrett, American actress
Beau Bridges, American actor
Beau Lee Jones, son of Emma Bunton and Jade Jones.
Beau Biden, Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden.
(Richard) Beau Nash, celebrated dandy and leader of fashion in 18th-century Britain.
Beau Bokan, lead singer for the band Blessthefall, married to the singer Lights
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In "Gone with the Wind," Ashley and Melanie Wilkes name their son Beau, after Gen. Beauregard
Beau Broke, a character in The Sims series of game.
Beau Hutton, character portrayed by Garrett Hedlund in the movie Country Strong
Beau Geste, fictional character in the novel of the same name by P. C. Wren.
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Global Popularity of the Name Beau
- #91 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #397 in United States