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Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 17 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: French

Meaning: Handsome, Pretty

Pronunciation: boʊ, /boʊ/, B OW

Popularity Rank: #9,571

On this page:

  • 1. Beau Meaning
  • 2. Beau Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Beau
  • 4. Translations of Beau
  • 5. Beau Name Popularity
  • 6. Beau popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Beau
  • 8. Nicknames for Beau
  • 9. Beau Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Beau

Beau Meaning

Derived from the French word 'beau', meaning beautiful or handsome. It is often used to describe someone who is attractive and charming.

Beau also means "Handsome, Pretty, Beautiful Gaze, Beautiful or handsome".

Beau is commonly found in United States of America, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and 69 more countries.

Beau Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: boʊ

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /boʊ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: B OW

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Beau

Beau Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Beau is recorded 5,349 times globally, ranking it as the 9,571th most common name worldwide.

Beau is most prevalent in United States of America, with 2,277 occurrences, making it the 1,630th most popular name in the country.

In Netherlands, the name Beau is found among 1 in every 341 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Beau Popularity by Country

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United States of America#1,6301 : 795
Netherlands#7811 : 341
United Kingdom#1,9881 : 1,194
Belgium#1,5461 : 1,050
France#5,3571 : 5,719
Algeria#6,3621 : 9,503
Canada#3,4701 : 3,012
South Africa#11,2801 : 24,683
Morocco#10,8221 : 14,831
Egypt#25,9271 : 36,413
Cameroon#4,2541 : 10,950
Tunisia#10,7931 : 17,868
Malaysia#27,2051 : 66,353
Nigeria#16,2141 : 38,656
Saudi Arabia#56,7301 : 103,293
Iraq#30,8181 : 49,219
Costa Rica#4,2201 : 5,862
Namibia#1,9291 : 5,684
Italy#34,1441 : 56,311

List of countries the name Beau is rarely found

Beau popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Beau from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Beau

Nicknames for Beau

Beauberry, B-Dawg, Captain Beau, Beau-tiful, Beauxluxe, Beaujangles, Beauski, Beauzilla, Beauriffic, Beau-tastic

Beau Name Poster

Beau Name Poster

Names similar to Beau


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