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What does Beauregard mean?

Beauregard \be(au)-regard, beaur(e)-ga-rd\ 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".


Variations

Beauregard has 1 variant: Beau.

For more on this name, see also related boy names Bo and Buell.


Popularity

Beauregard is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#4058 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Beauregard (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Beau (#228 the previous year) and Bo (#638). These boy names are at the height of their popularity today. Beau (#228) and Bo (#638) are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Beauregard and associated names. (2014 Birth 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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