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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Beaupré) : topographic name from Old French beu ‘lovely’ + pred ‘meadow’. The nautical term beaupré ‘bowsprit’ may have given rise to its use as a secondary surname for a sailor.
  • Beaupré is recorded as a secondary surname for Brisset. A Bonhomme, also called Beaupré, was in Detroit in 1724.

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