What does Beauregard mean?
Beauregard /beau-re-gard/ [3 sylls.] 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".
Beauregard has 1 variant: Beau▲.more]
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. Census)
Popular variation forms of Beauregard (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Beau (#228 the previous year) and Bo (#638). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.567%). 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)