US Popularity:131
Meaning:Beautiful, handsome
Beau is a gender-neutral name of French origin. Traditionally used as a nickname, Beau has become more popular as a given name in its own right in the last 50 years. Beau means “beautiful” or "handsome," and brings to mind a rakishly good-looking gentleman or a stunningly polished Southern belle. The French origin also adds a note of European, Old-World glamour to the name. If you want baby to fully embody the old-fashioned aesthetic, you can give them the full name of Beauregard, Beau for short.

Beau Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Beau is currently #157 on The Bump
Boy:Beau is currently #89 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Beau is currently #117 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Beau is currently #131 in U.S. births
Boy:Beau is currently #79 in U.S. births
Girl:Beau is currently #3178 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 320
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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