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The name Beau is of French origin, and means beautiful.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Beau has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Beau
Use of the Name Beau for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
18,701 18,701 15,420 5,132 2,650 1,244 636
The table below indicates the number of times the name Beau has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Beau first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1967, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Beau
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196796556  
1968    
196981789  
1970625168  
1971627173  
1972634155  
1973583184  
1974558206  
1975506249  
1976401371  
1977354489  
1978354475  
1979299666  
19802031,205  
19812291,025  
1982296678  
1983333557  
1984292694  
1985309659  
1986308663  
1987375513  
1988348594  
1989383574  
1990337729  
1991348693  
1992392583  
1993422534  
1994395587  
1995440519  
1996424530  
1997466467  
1998449498  
1999478468  
2000466506  
2001503451  
2002507449  
2003420608  
2004402636  
Totals:  18,701 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Beau as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Beau appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 37 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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