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Beauregard

What does Beauregard mean?

Beauregard Pronunciation of Beauregard [beau-re-gard] as a boys' 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".

Associated with: beautiful (handsome), generals (leader).

Variations

Beauregard has 1 variant: Beau.

Related boy names: Bo and Buell.

Creative forms:
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Middle name pairings:
Beauregard Rowdy (B.R.), ..

How popular is Beauregard?

Beauregard is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#6447 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Beauregard was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1918 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beauregard name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Beauregard listed in the Top 2000 are Beau (#203 from current records), Bo (#616) and Buell. These forms of Beauregard were favored as baby names in 2015 (median #1204). Beau and Bo are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Baldemar, Ballard, Barbar, Barend, Barnard, Barnardo, Barnhard, Barnhardo, Baumar, Baumer, Bayard, Bayerd, Beacher, Beagan, Beamer, Bearach, Bearnard, Beauchamp, Beaudan, Beaufort, Beauvais, Beegan, Berend, Beresford, Berger, Bernald, Bernard, Bernardo, Bernarr (see Bernard), Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernhard, Bernhardo (see Bernard), Bertrand, Beuford, Brainard, Brainerd, Braynard, Brevard, Burchard, Burford, Burgard, Burgaud (see Burchard), Burkhart, Burnard, Dainehard (see Dainard), Daneard, Danehard, Derward, Durward, Gardnard (see Gardner), Garrard, Gearard (see Gerard), Gerard, Gerhard, Gerrard, Harvard, Hereward, Jarard, Jarrard, Jerard, Jerrard and Vernard. These names tend to be more commonly used than Beauregard.

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