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  1. Beauvais

    Beauvais (US: boh-VAY, French: [bovɛ] (listen); Picard: Bieuvais) is a city and commune in northern France, and prefecture of the Oise département, in the Hauts-de-France region, 75 kilometres (47 miles) north of Paris. The commune of Beauvais had a population of 56,020 as of 2016, making it the most populous city in the Oise department, and third most-populous in Picardy. Together with its suburbs and satellite towns, the metropolitan area of Beauvais has a population of 128,020. The region around Beauvais is called the Beauvaisis.


  1. Beauvais

    Beauvais is a city approximately 79 kilometres by highway north of central Paris, in the northern French region of Picardy.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Beauvais

    capital of the dep. of Oise, in France, 34 in. SW. of Amiens, an ancient town, noted for its cathedral, its tapestry weaving, and the feat of Jeanne-Hachette and her female following when the town was besieged by Charles the Bold.

  2. Beauvais

    a French prelate, born at Cherbourg, Bishop of Senez, celebrated as a pulpit orator (1731-1790).

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  1. beauvais

    (Northern France). The ancient Bellovaci, formerly capital of Picardy. When besieged by Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, with 80,000 men, the women under Jeanne Fourquet or Lainé, also called de la Hachette, from her using that weapon, particularly distinguished themselves, and the duke raised the siege, July 10, 1472. In memory of this, the women of Beauvais walk first in the procession on the anniversary of their deliverance.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Beauvais is ranked #11907 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Beauvais surname appeared 2,629 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Beauvais.

    74.4% or 1,957 total occurrences were White.
    17.9% or 473 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 74 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 64 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.8% or 49 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beauvais in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beauvais in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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