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French baby Names

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French Baby name beginning with 'A'

French Boys' Names

Adam
This is the Hebrew name for "man". In the Old Testament, God created Adam from the earth.

Adrien
Boy French names for Adrian.

Aimé
French boy name for Amy.

Alain
French boy name for Alan.

Albert
This is the Germanic form of Adalbrecht which is "bright nobility". The Norman people introduced it to England. The kings of Belgium and Germany among others traditionally bore the name Albert.
But the physicist Albert Einstein and the French-Algerian writer and philosopher Albert Camus, made this name famous.

Alexandre
This is the French, Portuguese, Galician and Hungarian name for Alexander. Alexandre Dumas, the famous French novelist of the19th-century who wrote 'The Three Musketeers' was the first famous people to bear this name.

Alexis
French boy name for Alexius.

André
French and Portuguese name for Andrew.

Antoine
Boy French names for Antonius.

Antonin
French boy name for Antoninus. Among the famous people to bear this name was Antonin Artaud a French playwright.

Armand
Boys French name for Herman.

Arnaud
French boy name for Arnold.

Aurelien
French boy names for Aurelianus.

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French Girls' Names

Adeline
Short form of Adèle.

Agnès
French girls name for Agnes.

Alice
Derived from the Old French Adelais, which was derived from Adalheidis. Lewis Carroll’s central character, Alice, in ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland ‘and’ Through the Looking Glass, is certainly the most famous bearer of this name.

Aline
Short name of Adeline and a variant of Eileen.

Alison
Medieval Norman name of Alice. Sometimes borne by men.

Amandine
French Feminine form of Amanda.

Ambre
Girls French baby names for Amber.

Amélie
Girls French name for Amelia.

Anaïs
Provençal (From the South-eastern French province) and Catalan name for Anna.

Andrée
French girl name for Andrew.

Angeline
French short name for Angela.

Angelique
Girl French baby names for Angelica.

Anne
French girl name for Hannah. Usually Anne is the name given to the Virgin Mary’s mother, even if the Bible never mentions her.
The unfortunate Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s second wife and Queen Elizabeth I’s mother, that was finally assassinated in the Tower of London is one of the most noteworthy Anne.
In literature we can quote 'Anne of Green Gables' the central character of the novel written by L. M. Montgomery of Canada as an example.

Arlette
Norman typical name with the Germanic root arn standing for "eagle".

Aurélie
French girl name for Aurelius.

Aurore
French girls name for Aurora.

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French baby names starting with 'B'

French Boys' Names

Baptiste
Meaning "baptist" in French, the name Baptiste comes from the Greek baphein which is "to dip".

Bastien
This is the short variant of the French baby names Sébastien.

Benjamin
This is the French form of the Hebrew name Binyamin meaning "son of the south" or "son of the right hand".
Benjamin Franklin, one of the founders of the US constitution is one of the most famous people having borne this name.

Benoit
French boys name for Benedict.

Bernard
This name is the combination of the Germanic word bern for "bear" and hard for "brave, hardy". Several saints bore the name of Bernard but the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw is certainly the most famous Anglo-Saxon bearer of this name.

Bertrand
This is the modern French boy name of the Medieval Bertram.

Brice
Probably derived from the Latinised Welsh name Bricius standing for "speckled".

Bruno
Derived from the original Germanic word for "brown".

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French Girls' Names

Barbara
From the Greek element barbaros standing for "foreign".
In the Greek legend, Saint Barbara is a young woman who was murdered by Dioscorus, her father. She is the patron saint of four corporations: architects, geologists, stonemasons and artillerymen.

Béatrice
French girls name for Beatrix.

Bénédicte
Girl French baby names for Benedict.

Bernadette
French girl name for Bernard.

Brigitte
Feminine German and French baby names of Bridget.

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Baby name in French beginning with 'C'

French baby names for Boys

Camille (feminine or masculine).
Derived from Camilla it is equally employed as a French feminine and masculine name.

Charles
This French boy name comes from the Germanic Karl built from a Germanic word meaning "man".
Charles the Great, or Charlemagne, who was the king of the Franks that held sway over most of Europe was undoubtedly the most famous person having borne this name.
In addition, many Roman Emperors but also kings of England, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden and Hungary bore this name.
Finally we can note the English naturalist Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution, and the English novelist Charles Dickens as the most noteworthy bearers of this name.

Christian
From a Medieval Latin name that meant "Christian". This was the name of ten kings of Denmark. Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish author of the fairy tales 'The Ugly Duckling' and 'The Emperor's New Clothes' for instance is one of the greatest “Christian”.

Christophe
French boy name for Christopher.

Claude (masculine or feminine).
This French baby names for Claudius is as often used as a masculine and as a feminine name. It was particularly borne by the French impressionist painter Claude Monet.

Clément
Boy French baby names for Clement.

Corentin
This name probably comes from the Breton "hurricane" and is a typical name from this French province.

Cyrille (masculine or feminine).
This is the French baby names for Cyril. It is more commonly used as a French boy name when it is spelled Cyril than as a feminine name.

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French Names for Girls

Camille (feminine or masculine)
French feminine and masculine name for Camilla.

Carine
French variant of Carina.

Carole
French girl name for Carolus.

Caroline
French girls variant name of Carolus.

Catherine
French girl names from the English variant Katherine.

Cécile
French girl name for Caecilius.

Céline
French girl name for Caelinus.

Chantal
From a place name that means "stony place", this French baby names was first a surname. It is now linked to the French chant "song".

Charlotte
Pet Girls French baby names for Charles. Charlotte Bronte who was the eldest of the three Bronte Sisters and that wrote 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette' was one of the most noteworthy people bearing this name.

Chloé
Girls variant names French for Chloe.

Christelle
French feminine pet name for Christine and the French variant of the English name Crystal.

Christiane or Christianne
German and French girl name for Christian.

Christine
French and English girls name for Christina.

Claire
Girls French baby names for Clare.

Claude (masculine or feminine)
This French baby names for Claudius can be found either as a boy and a girl name. The impressionist painter Claude Monet of France is a notable bearer of this name.

Claudine
Girl French baby names for Claudius.

Clémence Girls French baby names for Clemens.

Clothilde
Built through the Germanic words hlud which meant "famous" and hild for "battle" Clothilde is a French girl name.
One of the most notable bearer of this name was the wife of one of the very first Frankish king, Clovis, that managed to convert him to Christianity.

Corinne
Girls French baby names for Corinna.

Cyrille (masculine or girl)
French unisex name for Cyril even though it is much more used as a masculine name.

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French Christian Names beginning with 'D'

French Boys' Christian Names

Damien
French boy name for Damian.

Daniel
Derived from Daniyel a Hebrew name standing for "God is my judge". Daniel was an influent Hebrew prophet. There is even a book dedicated to his life in the Old Testament: The Daniel’s book
The English novelist Daniel Defoe, the Swiss mathematician Daniel Bernoulli or the US frontiersman Daniel Boone are some of the most noteworthy bearers of this name.

David
David probably comes from the Hebrew dod standing for “beloved”. David was certainly the greatest king of Israel who was reigning in the 10th century BC. Many stories about this king are told in the Old Testament including that Jesus might be one of his descendent.
David is also the name of the patron saint of Wales. Two Scottish kings, the philosopher David Hume and the explorer David Livingstone also gave their fame to this name.
Finally we can note 'David Copperfield' which was the name of the hero of a semi autobiography written by Charles Dickens.

Denis

This is the derived modern French baby names of the Medieval name Dionysius. Denis is also the name of the patron saint of France.
The French philosopher Denis Diderot is certainly the most famous French person having borne this name.

Didier
French boy name for Desiderio.

Dieudonné
Literally translated this French boy name means "given by God".

Dominique (feminine or masculine).
This French baby names for Dominic is as often used as a feminine and masculine name and is spelled in the same way in both cases.

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French Girls' Christian Names

Danièle or Danielle
French girls name for Daniel.

Delphine
French girl name for Delphina.

Denise
Girl French baby names for Denis.

Dominique (feminine or masculine)
Either a girl or boy French baby names for Dominic.

Doriane
Girls French baby names for Dorian.

Dorothée
French girl name for Dorothea.

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French Baby name starting with 'E'

French Male Names

Edmond
This is the French boy name for Edmund. The astronomer Edmond Halley, who gave his name to the Halley's comet, is one of the famous bearers of this name.

Édouard
French boy name for Edward.

Émile
French boys name for Aemilius. Emile Zola, a 19th-century French novelist, is one of the mot famous “Émile”.

Émilien
French boy name for Emilian.

Emmanuel
From the Hebrew "God is with us".

Eric
Originally an Old Norse name Eiríkr built around the words ei for "ever" and ríkr "ruler". This name was brought in England by the Danes.
Eiríkr inn Rauda (or Eric the Red ), the explorer who discovered Greenland in the 10th-century is certainly the most noteworthy “Eric”.
Several kings of Denmark, Sweden and Norway bore this name.

Étienne
Boy French baby names for Stephen.

Eugène
French boy name for Eugene.

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French Female Names

Édith
French girls name for Edith.

Éliane
Derived from Aelianus a Roman surname, itself derived from the Greek element helios standing for "sun".

Elisabeth
German and French girl name for the English Elizabeth.

Élise
Short French baby names of Elisabeth.

Élodie
Girls French baby names for Elodia.

Éloise
French girl names for Eloise.

Emeline
Feminine name for Emil.

Émilie
Girls names French for Emily.

Emmanuelle
French feminine common name for Emmanuel.

Eugénie
Girls French baby names for Eugene. Between the most famous Eugénie in history was Napoleon III’s wife.

Eve
Derived from the Hebrew name Chavvah, itself derived from chavah meaning "to breathe" in Hebrew or the linked word chayah standing for "to live". When you speak about “Eve” you obviously think about the Eve of the Old Testament Book of Genesis who, with Adam, was the first human beings and gave him the forbidden fruit, resulting in their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.

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Baby name in French that start with the letter 'F'

French baby names for Males

Fabien
French boys name for Fabianus.

Fabrice
Boy French baby names that comes from the Roman family name Fabricius, which meant "craftsman" in Latin Faber.

Florent
The name Florent comes from the Roman name Florentius derived from the Latin florens which means "prosperous, flourishing".

Florian
Florian comes from the Roman name Florianus, derived from Latin flos standing for "flower". Florian is also Poland and Upper Austria’s patron saints.

Franck
French boys name for Frank.

François
This is the French boys name for Franciscus. In the 15th century, François Villon was one of the first French lyric poets.
This was also the name of two kings of France including the great Francois I.

Frédéric
French boy name for Frederick.

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French baby names for Females

Fabienne
Feminine name for Fabianus.

Flavie
Girls French baby names for Flavius.

Florence (feminine or masculine)
Standing for "prosperous, flourishing" from the Latin florens, the name Florence is derived from Florentius, a masculine Roman name. As in the case of Florence Nightingale this name can refer to the Italian town. Florence Nightingale was a British nurse operating during the Crimean War and she is considered by many to be at the origin of modern nursing.

Florianne
Girl French baby names for Florian.

Francine
Feminine variant names for François.

Françoise
French girl name for François.

Frédérique
Girls French baby names for Frederica.

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French Girls' Names and Boys' names beginning with 'G'

Names for French Boys

Gabriel
Derived form of the Hebrew name Gabriyel standing for "strong man of God". In the Old and New Testament, he is the announcer of John’s birth to Zechariah and Jesus’s to Mary.
Moreover he was the angel that dictated the Koran to Muhammad according to Islam.

Gautier
French boys name for Walter.

Geoffroi
French boy name for Geoffrey.

Georges
Boy French baby names for George.

Gérald
French boys name for Gerald.

Gérard
Boy French baby names for Gerard.

Germain
French boy name for German.

Gervais
Boy French baby names for Gervasius.

Ghislain
Derived from the Germanic word gisel for "hostage" or "pledge".

Gilbert
Derived from the Germanic word gisel standing for "pledge, hostage" and beraht for "bright", Gilbert means "bright pledge".

Gilles
Boy French baby names for Giles.

Grégoire
French boys name for Gregory.

Guillaume
French boys name for William.

Gustave
Boy French baby names for Gustav.

Guy
This Norman French baby names is the pet name of the Germanic names beginning by witu for "wood" or wit for "wide".

Gwenaël
The meaning of this name is "blessed and generous" which means gwenn "white, fair, blessed" and hael "generous" in Breton.

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Names for French Girls

Gabrielle
French girl name for Gabriel.

Geneviève
Probably inherent from the Gaulish "tribe woman".
In the 5th century Saint Genevieve pushed the “Parisians” to resist the invasion of the Huns. Therefore she became the patron saint of Paris.

Georgette
French girls name for George.

Germaine
Feminine French baby names for German.

Ghislaine
French feminine variant of Ghislain.

Gilberte
French girls name for Gilbert.

Giselle or Gisèle
Inherently Germanic from the word gisel standing for "hostage" or for "pledge" Giselle is the name of an Adolphe Adam ballet.

Gwenaëlle
Feminine variant name of Gwenaël.

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French Baby name that begin with 'H'

Popular French Boys' Names

Henri
The equivalent French and Finnish names for Henry.

Hervé
French boys name for Harvey.

Hubert
Meaning "bright heart", this name comes from the Germanic hug which means "heart, mind" and beraht for "bright". Hubert is also the patron saint of hunters.

Hugues
French boys name for Hugh.

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Popular French Girls' Names

Hélène
French feminine names for Helen.

Héloïse
French girl name for Eloise.

Henriette
French girl name for Henry.

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French baby names starting with 'I'

Common French Girls' Names

Inès
French girls name for Inés.

Isabel or Isabelle
Standing for "daughter of BAAL" from an old Semitic word Most Isabel is most likely a medieval French variant of the English name Elizabeth.
Several Queens of Castile and Portugal and a queen of England made this common French baby names famous.

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Girls and Boys Names in French beginning with 'J'

French Boys' Names

Jacques
French boys name equivalent to the names Jacob and James.

Jean
French boy name for Johannes.

Jean-Baptiste
This name is a composed name between the name Jean and the name Baptiste, which refer to Saint John the Baptist.

Jean-Marie
The composed name of two other names: Jean and Marie.

Jérémie
French boys name for Jeremiah.

Jérôme
Boy French baby names for Jerome.

Joachim
This is the contracted name used instead of Jehoiachin (or Jehoiakim).

Joël
French boys name for Joel

Joseph
Joseph was first Yoseph a Hebrew name that was converted in Greek as Iosephos and finally translated in Latin as Josephus. This name means "he will add".
According to the Old Testament, Joseph was Jacob’s eleventh son.
In addition, some of the Holy Roman Empire sovereigns bore this name.

Jules
French boy name for Julius.
Jules Verne of France, who wrote the famous '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea' book, is one of the most noteworthy people bearing this name.

Julien
French boy name for Julianus.

Justin
First Justus this Roman name Justinus and then Justin in French.

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French Girls' Names

Jacqueline
French girls name for Jacques.

Jeanne
Derived from the Old French girl name Johannes.
The most famous bearer of this name is, without any doubt, Joan of Arc which is Jeanne d'Arc in French.

Jeannine or Jeanine
Girl pet name for Jeanne.

Joceline
French girl name for Joscelin.

Joelle
French girl names for Joel.

Josée
Pet girl name for Joseph.

Joséphine
Girls French baby names for Joseph.
Napoleon Bonaparte’s wife bore this name.

Josette
Pet feminine name for Joséphine.

Josiane
Another pet name for Joséphine.

Judith
Standing for "woman from Judea" (an ancient Israeli region), from the Hebrew name Yehudit, Judith can also be used as the feminine variant of Judah.
Judith assassinated an invading Assyrian commander in the Book of Judith.

Julie
Girls French baby names for Julia.

Juliette
French feminine short name for Julie.

Justine
French girl name for Justinus. 'Justine' is the title of a novel written by the French controversial author Marquis de Sade.

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Common French Baby name for Boys & Girls beginning with 'L'

French Boys' Names

Laurent
Boy French baby names for Laurentius.

Léandre
Boy French baby names for Leander.

Léon
French boy name for Leon.

Léonard
Boy French baby names for Leonard.

Lionel
French pet name for Leon.

Loïc
Louis in Breton.

Louis
Equivalent French boys name of Ludwig. This name was borne by 18(!) French kings. Among the most famous we can quote Louis IX (or Saint Louis) at the time of the Christian crusades, and the longest reigning sovereign in the European history: Louis XIV (the 'Roi Soleil' in French) as examples.
But let us not forget the writer of 'Treasure Island' and 'Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde': Robert Louis Stevenson.

Luc
French boys name for Luke.

Lucas
Latin equivalent name for Loukas.

Lucien
Boy French baby names for Lucianus.

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French Girls' Names

Laure
French girls name for Laura.

Laurence
French girl name for Laurentius.

Léa
French girl name for Leah.

Léonie
French girls name for Leonius.

Liane
Short name for Éliane or Juliane.

Louise
Girls French baby names for Louis.

Lucette
Pet girl names for Lucie.

Lucie
French girl name for Lucia.

Lucienne
Feminine name for Lucien.

Lucille or Lucile
French pet name for Lucia.

Ludivine
French girl name for Ludwig.

Lydie
French girls name for Lydia.

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French baby names – male and female beginning with 'M'

French Boys' Names

Marc
French boys name for Mark

Marcel
This is the French, Romanian and German name for Marcellus.

Martin
This is the derived name of the Roman name Martinus, itself derived from Martis, from the name of the Roman god Mars. Saint Martin of Tours is the patron saint of France.
The main influential bearers of this name were Martin Luther who implemented the Protestant Reformation, and Martin Luther King who fought for the civil rights of the minorities.

Mathieu or Matthieu
French boy name for Matthew.

Maurice
Maurice is the derived Roman name of Mauricius, a derived form of Maurus. Among the famous bearers of this name is the patron saint of infantry soldiers and the military commander Maurice of Nassau who was the prince of Orange that helped to the birth of the Dutch Republic.

Maxime
French boys name for Maximus.

Michel
French form and German pet name for Michael.
One of the most noteworthy bearers of this name was Michel de Notredame, more commonly known as Nostradamus, who was a French astrologer living in the16th-century that predicted world events to be taken place in the future.

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French Girls' Names

Madeleine
French girl names for Magdalene.

Magali
Probably inherited from Margaret a Provençal name.

Manon
French pet name for Marie.

Marcelle
French girl name for Marcellus.

Margot
French short name for Margaret.

Marguerite
French girls name for Margaret.

Marianne
Girls French baby names for Mariamne.

Marie
French girls name for Maria.
A notable bearer of this name was the physicist/chemist Marie Curie who studied radioactivity along with Pierre her husband.

Marine
French girl names for Marinus.

Marise
French feminine pet name for Marie.

Martine
Girls French baby names for Martinus.

Mathilde
French girls name for Matilda.

Mélanie
Girls names French for Melanie.

Mélissa
French girls name for Melissa.

Michèle or Michelle
French girl name for Michael.

Micheline
French feminine pet name for Michael.

Mireille
This name means "to admire" from the Provençal element mirar. The French poet Frederic Mistral who was the first to use this name might have derived it from the Provençal name Mireio.

Monique
Girls French baby names for Monical.

Morgane
French feminine variant of Morgan.

Muriel
Possibly inherited from the name Muirgheal.

Myriam
French feminine variant of Miriam.

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Baby name in French beginning with 'N'

Names of French Boys

Nicholas or Nicolas
This is the derived form of the Greek name Nikolaos meaning "victory of the people" and building from the two Greek words nike "victory" and laos "people".
Saint Nicholas also known as Santa Claus (from Sinterklaas in Dutch), the bringer of Christmas presents is certainly the most famous saint. He is therefore the patron saint of children, sailors and merchants as well as Greece and Russia’s patron saint .
Nicholas was furthermore the name given to two Russian tsars and five popes.

Noel
Literally translated from the French it means "Christmas".

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Names of French Girls

Nadia
French and English name for Nadya.

Nadine
French elaborated name for Nadya.

Natalie or Nathalie
From Natalia a Late Latin name derived from Latin natale domini standing for "Christmas Day".

Nicole
French girl name of Nicholas.

Noelle
Another feminine variant of Noel.

Noémie
Girls names French for Naomi.

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French Christian Names beginning with 'O'

French Boys' Names

Olivier
Boy French baby names for Oliver.

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French Girls' Names

Océane
Means "ocean" from the French noun océan.

Odette
French girl pet name for Odo.

Odile
French girls name for Odila.

Oriane or Orianne
French girls name for Oriana.

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French Baby name starting with 'P'

French Boys' Names

Pascal
This is the derived name of the Late Latin name Paschalis, standing for "relating to Easter" from the Latin word Pascha "Easter", itself derived from Hebrew word pesah for "Passover". Passover was the ancient Hebrew holiday celebrating the liberation from Egypt.
Pascal can also be found as a surname, as in the case of the philosopher, mathematician and inventor Blaise Pascal of France.

Patrice
Boy French baby names for Patricius.

Patrick
This is the derived form of the Roman name Patricius, standing for “nobleman” . This name is obviously very famous to be the patron saint of Ireland that managed to Christianise the entire country.

Paul

Paul was originally a Roman family name Paulus, meaning "small" or "humble" in Latin. Saint Paul was an important character of the Christian religion as he inspired the bulk of the New Testament epistles. As a consequence, six popes bore this name.
Nevertheless, the most noteworthy people bearing this name can be found in art.
Indeed Paul Cezanne and Paul Gauguin, both French impressionist painters from the 19th-century gave their fame to this name.

Philibert
Derived from the Greek word: philos standing for "dear, beloved".

Philippe
French boys name for Philip.

Pierre
French boys equivalent name for Peter.
A lot of famous French people bore this very common name in French. Nonetheless we can put the stress on the French impressionist painter Pierre Renoir or the physicist and chemist Pierre Curie who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.

Pierrick
A typical Breton name for Pierre.

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French Girls' Names

Pascale
Girl French baby names for Pascal.

Pascaline
Another feminine name for Pascal.

Paule
French girl name for Paulus and feminine variant of Paul.

Pauline
French girl name for Paulinus.

Perrine
French girl name for Pierre.

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Baby name in French that start with the letter 'Q'

French Boys' Names

Quentin
French variant of Quintinv.

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French Girls' Names and Boys' names beginning with 'R'

French Boys' Names

Raoul
French boys name for Radulf.

Raphaël
This is the derived name of the Hebrew name Repha'el meaning "God has healed". According to the Hebrew tradition Raphael was one of the seven archangels.
The most famous “Raphael” is certainly the 16th-century Italian Renaissance painter.

Raymond
Derived from the Germanic Reginmund, built through two words: ragin standing for "advice" and mund for "protector". This was the name of many French saints.

Régis
Régis in Provençal (a regional language of the South-east of France) is “ruler” .

Rémy or Rémi
Boy French baby names Latin remigis "oarsman" which then gave the Roman name Remigius.

Renaud
French boys name for Reynold.

René
French boy name for Renatus. French mathematician and philosopher René Descartes who partly wrote the Encyclopaedia is certainly the most noteworthy French person having borne this name.

Robert
This is the derived name of the Germanic words hrod "fame" and beraht "bright" Robert stands for "bright fame".
Once again, the Norman people introduced this name to Britain that was borne by Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland who, in the 14th century, led the independence of Scotland from England.
In Britain literature, several authors bore this name. We can quote as examples Robert Browning, Robert Burns and Robert Frost.
We can also add the General of the Confederate army Robert E. Lee as a famous bearer of this name.

Rodolph or Rodolphe
Variant of Rudolf.

Rodrigue
French boys name for Roderick.

Roger
Roger is the derived name of the Germanic words hrod for "fame" and ger meaning "spear" and so it stands for "famous spear".
The Norman people introduced this name to Britain, where the Old English name Hroðgar was progressively replaced by Roger.

Roland
Derived from the Germanic words hrod meaning "fame" and land, Roland is "famous land". According to the 'Chanson de Roland', (one of the very first written works in French) Roland, who was the nephew of Charlemagne was killed in the French Pyrenees by the Saracens during a legendary battle in which the Saracens were much more numerous than Roland’s army.

Romain
Boy French baby names for Romanus.

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French Girls' Names

Rachel
Means "ewe" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Rachel was one of Jacob’s wives and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin.

Régine
Girls names French for Regina.

Renée
Feminine name for René.

Rosalie
Girls French baby names for Rosalia.

Roxane or Roxanne
French and English name for Roxana.

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French Baby name that begin with 'S'

French Boys' Names

Sacha (masculine or feminine).
French baby names for Sasha more commonly used as a masculine name.

Samuel
Either meaning "name of God" or "God has heard", Samuel is the derived name of the Hebrew name Shemu'el.

Sébastien
French boys name for Sebastianus.

Serge
French boys name for Sergius.

Simon
Derived from the Hebrew name Shim'on standing for "hearkening" or for "listening". According to the New Testament Simon (or Peter) is the most important of the apostles.

Stéphane
Boy French baby names for Stephen.

Sylvain
French boys name for Silvanus.

Sylvestre
French boy name for Silvester.

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French Girls' Names

Sabine
French and German name for Sabina.

Sandrine
Long name for Sandra.

Sarah
Stands for "lady" or "princess" in Hebrew. Originally called Sarai, Sarah (whose name was changed by God) was Abraham’s wife in the Old Testament and became Isaac’s mother when she was 90 years old.

Sévérine
Feminine French baby names for Severinus.

Solange
Derived from Latin sollemnis meaning "religious", this girls names French is inspired by the Late Latin name Sollemnia.

Sophie
Girls French baby names for Sophia.

Stéphanie
French girl name for Stephen.

Suzanne
Girls French baby names for Susanna.

Sylviane or Sylvianne
Variant form of the French baby names Sylvaine.

Sylvie
Girls names French for Silvia.

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Girls and Boys Names in French beginning with 'T'

French Boys' Names

Théo
Short name for Théodore.

Thibault
Boy French baby names for Theobald.

Thierry
French boy name for Theodoric.

Thomas
From the Aramaic name Te'oma standing for "twin". Among the famous people bearing this name let’s quote philosopher Thomas Hobbes, inventor Thomas Edison, American president Thomas Jefferson or novelist Thomas Hardy as examples.

Tristan
Derived from the Celtic name Drystan, built around the word drest standing for "riot" or for "tumult". The other origin can be Latin from the word tristus meaning "sad", but this origin is not really trustworthy.
According to a Celtic legend, King Mark of Cornwall sent his friend Tristan to Ireland to fetch king’s bride Isolde. But because of a magic potion drunk by Tristan and Isolde, they eventually fell in love.

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French Girls' Names

Thérèse
French girl names for Theresa.

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French Girls' Names and Boys' names beginning with 'V'

French Boys' Names

Valentin
Name for Valentinus.

Valéry
From the Germanic words wahl meaning "foreign" and ric for "power".

Victor
Originally a Roman name standing for "victor" in Latin. Several early saints and three popes have had this name.
The 19th Century French poet and novelist Victor Hugo, who wrote among others 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Miserables' is one of the most noteworthy French bearer of this name.

Vincent
Means "to conquer" since the Latin origin is vincere and gave the Roman name Vincentius. The most noteworthy “Vincent” to bear this name was certainly the postimpressionist Dutch painterVincent van Gogh.

Vivien
Boy French baby names for Vivian.

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French Girls' Names

Valérie
French girl name for Valerius.

Véronique
French girls name for Veronica.

Virginie
Girls French baby names for Virginia.

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French Baby name beginning with 'X'

French Boys' Names

Xavier
Meaning "the new house" from the Basque name Etxabier.

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Baby name in French beginning with 'Y'

French Boys' Names

Yanick or Yannic or Yannick (masculine or feminine).
A variant of the name Yann much more commonly used as a masculine name.

Yann
Breton name for John.

Yves
Comes from the Germanic iv standing for "yew".

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French Girls' Names

Yanick or Yannic or Yannick (masculine or feminine)
Pet name for the Breton name Yann, much more common as a masculine name.

Yvette
French girl name for Yves.

Yvonne
Feminine name for Yvon.

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French Christian Names beginning with 'Z'

French Girls' Names

Zoé
French girls name for Zoë.

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