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What does Beal mean?

Beal Pronunciation of Beal [beal] as a boys' name is pronounced beel. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Beal is "handsome". Variant of Beau.

Associated with: handsome.


Beal has 4 variants: Beale, Beall, Bealle and Beals.

2 more relations via Beau: Bo and Boe.

Creative forms:
(male) Bely, Breal, ..

(female) Beley, Belo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beal Xavi (B.X.), ..

How popular is Beal?

Beal is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1648 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Beau (#203 from current records) and Bo (#616) are the popular variation forms of Beal (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Beal is at its highest presently (average #409). Beau is more familiar than the rest, although Bo seems to be gaining popularity too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beau, Bo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beau outside U.S.

Similar Names

Beal is alike in pronunciation to Bail, Bale, Bell, Bill, Bille, Buel, Buell, Buhl and Byll. Other recommended names are Adal, Amal, Bala, Bald, Balu, Ban, Bar, Bat, Bax, Bay, Baz, Beach, Bear, Beasly, Beaty, Beck, Beda, Bedall, Bede, Ben, Benn, Bent, Berg, Berk, Berl, Berle, Bern, Bernal, Bert, Bev, Bevan, Bidal, Bilal, Boas, Boaz, Brad, Brae, Bram, Bran, Bray, Burl, Cal, Dal, Deval, Gal, Gemal, Hal, Jelal, Jemal, Neal, Nial, Njal, Oneal, Oral, Pal, Peal, Sal, Seal, Tal and Val. These names tend to be more commonly used than Beal.

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