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Meaning and name origin

Beauregard \be(au)-regard, beaur(e)-ga-rd\ as a boy's name is of French origin, and the meaning of Beauregard is "beautiful gaze". Literary: Mame marries a Southerner, Beauregard Jackson Burnside, in Patrick Dennis's novel "Auntie Mame". Dennis took this name from the names of three prominent Confederate generals, Pierre Beauregard (who fired on Fort Sumter), Thomas Jackson (known as "Stonewall"), and Ambrose Burnside (better known for his whiskers or sideburns). The name can also mean "easy on the eye".

Beauregard has 1 variant form: Beau.

For more information, see also related boy names Bo and Buell.


Popularity

Beauregard is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4058 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Beauregard and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Beau and Bo. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Beau, Bo in U.S.

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

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