Beau Name Meaning

French: nickname for a handsome man (perhaps also ironically for an ugly one), from Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ (Late Latin bellus). See also Bel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Beau Family Origin

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Beau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Clergyman

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Beau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Beau's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beau. A less common occupation for the Beau family was Grocer.

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Beau Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Beau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Beau in 1945 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beau

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