For other uses, see Beale (disambiguation). Beale Family name Meaning "handsome man"; "fair, beautiful"; "son of Bel"; "bee-hill" Region of origin England Language(s) of origin Old French, Old English (Norman or Anglo-Saxon) Related names Beal Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons Beale is an English surname (family name or last name). At the time of the British Census of 1881, its relative frequency was highest in Dorset (6.3 times the British average), followed by Huntingdonshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, Kent and Surrey. The name Beale may refer to: Contents 1 People, 2 Characters, 3 See also, 4 Notes, People: Anthony Beale (born 1967), American politician, alderman in Chicago, Charles Lewis Beale (1824-1900), member of U.S. House of Representatives from New York, Dorothea Beale (1831-1906), English teacher, founder of St. Hilda's College, Oxford, Edith Bouvier Beale (1917-2002), American socialite, first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill, Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822-1893), American frontiersman and diplomat, Fleur Beale (born 1945), New Zealand teenage fiction writer best known for her novel I am not Esther, Gregory Beale (born 1949), Reformed Christian theologian and seminary professor, Howard Beale (Australian politician) (1898-1983), Australian politician and Ambassador to the United States, Howard K. Beale (1899-1959), American historian and author, Jack Beale (1917-2006), Australian politician, James Beale (1835-1883), also known as Africanus Horton, Sierra Leonean writer and folklorist, John Elmes Beale (1847-1928), English politician, three times Mayor of Bournemouth and founder of its largest department store, Beales, Gerard Beale, New Zealand rugby league player, Joseph Henry Beale, Harvard Law professor and conflict of laws scholar, Julian Beale (born 1934), Australian politician, Kurtley Beale (born 1989), Australian rugby union player, Lionel Smith Beale (1828-1906), British medical doctor and professor at King's College London, Maria Taylor Beale (1849-1929), American author, Martin Beale (1928-1985), British pioneer of mathematical programming, Mary Beale (1633-1699), English portrait painter, Octavius Beale (1850-1930), Irish piano manufacturer and philanthropist, Richard L. T. Beale (1819-1893), American lawyer, Congressman from Virginia, and brigadier general in Confederate States Army, Simon Russell Beale (born 1961), British actor, Theodore Beale (born c.1968) American writer, Thomas Beale (c. 1775-1841), Scottish naturalist and opium speculator, William Beale (1784-1854), British composer, as given name Beale M. Schmucker (1827-1888), American Lutheran leader and liturgical scholar, Bielchovsky In Britain, in some cases, the name Beale is of a Polish and German root, being Anglicized from, Bielchovsky. This line is of German/Polish-Jewish (Ashkenazi) origin. Many of this line came into Britain before 1940. Characters: Howard Beale, played by Peter Finch in the movie Network, Livia Beale, played by Moon Bloodgood in the TV series Journeyman, Beale family, the original and longest serving family in the BBC soap opera EastEnders: Bobby Beale, Cindy Beale, Elizabeth Beale, Ian Beale, Jane Beale, Kathy Beale, Kenny Beale, Laura Beale, Lou Beale, Lucy Beale, Melanie Beale, Pat Beale, Pauline Beale, Pete Beale, Peter Beale, Steven Beale, , Chloe Beale, played by Brittany Snow in the movie Pitch Perfect

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