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- A –
French Boys name beginning with 'A'

Abel
From Hebrew word for "breath" which is Hevel. Second son of Adam and Eve in Old Testament. Murdered by his brother Cain.

Absolon
Boys French baby name for Absalom.

Achille
The name Achille is the French and Italian name for Achilles.

Adolphe
French boy name for Adolf.

Alfred
This name is the combination of two Old English words: ælf which is "elf" and ræd which means "counsel". The first famous person to bear this name was the 9th-century king of Wessex: Alfred the Great. Alison(girl or boy).
This is the Norman name for Alice. It is more often used as a girl name.

Alphonse
This is the French boys name for Alfonso.

Amaury
This is the French boy name for Amalric.

Armel
Derived from Arthmael, which certainly comes from the Celtic "stone" and mael meaning "prince".

Ambroise
Boy names french for Ambrosius.

Amédée
French boy name for Amadeus.

Anatole
French boys name for Anatolius.

Anselme
French boy name for Anselm.

Apollinaire
French boys name for Apollinaris.

Aristide
French boy name for Aristides.

Aubert
Another French form of Albert.

Auguste
Boy names French for Augustus.

Augustin
French boy name for Augustinus.

Aurèle
French boys name for Aurelius.


- B –
Christian French boys names beginning with 'B'

Barnabé
Boy names French for Barnabas.

Barthélémy
French boy name for Bartholomew.

Basile
Boy names French for Basil.

Baudouin
French boy name for Baldwin.

Blaise
First from the Latin name blaesus which gave the Roman name Blasius standing for "lisping". The French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal gave this name its fame.

Boniface
This French boy name comes from the Late Latin name Bonifatius built from the Latin words bonum standing for “good” and fatum which is “fate”. The combination of these words meaning "good fate". This name was made famous by the fact that it was borne by nine popes and many saints.


- C –
French boy name beginning with 'C'

Célestin
This is the French boy name for Caelestinus.

César
This name for Caesar is either used in French, French and Portuguese.

Charlot
French pet name for Charles.

Colombain
French boy name for Columbanus.

Colombe (boy or girl).
This French name for Columba can be either given to a boy or to a girl.

Constant
The name Constant comes from the Late Latin name Constans standing for "constant or steadfast".

Constantin
This is the French and Romanian variant of the name Constantinus.

Corin
French boys name for Quirinus.


- D –
French boy names beginning with 'D'

Désiré
This is the boy variant of Désirée.

Dimitri
This name is a Russian name coming from Demetrius.

Diodore
French boys name for Diodorus.

Dion
This is the pet name for Dionysius.

Donat
This is the French, Provençal (from the South-eastern French province), Catalan and Polish variant of the name Donato.

Donatien
French boy name for Donato.


- E –
Boy French name beginning with 'E'

Edgar or Edgard
This name comes from both Old English words ead standing for "rich, blessed" and gar for "spear".
Edgar was the name borne by a Saxon king of Wessex who was also a saint.
The poet Edgar Allan Poe and the French impressionist painter Edgar Degas are between the most famous “Edgar”.

Eloi
French boys name for Eligius.

Ermenegilde
French boys name for Hermenegildo.

Esmé (boy or girl).
In Old French Esmé means "esteemed" or "loved".

Eustache
Boy names French for Eustace.

Évariste
French boys name for Evaristus.

Evrard
French boy name for Everard.


- F –
Boy French names beginning with 'F'

Félicien
French boy name for Felicianus.

Félix
French boys name for Felix.

Ferdinand
Derived from the Gothic words fardi meaning "journey" andnand standing for "ready" the name Ferdinand probably means "ready to journey".
This was the name of several kings of Spain, Portugal and emperors of the Roman Empire.

Fernand
Boy names French for Ferdinand.

Fiacre
French boy name for Fiachra.

Firmin
Derived form of the Late Latin name Firminus standing for "firm".

Furthermore, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan who was the first man to sail around the earth is undoubtedly the most famous bearer of this name.

Florentin
French boys name for Florentinus.


- G –
Boys French names beginning with 'G'

Gaétan
Boy names French for Caietanus.

Gaspard
French boys name for Jasper.

Gaston
Gaston either comes from the German "stranger" or the French of Gascony (which is a south-western region of France).

Géraud
French boys name for Gerald.

Gratien
French boys name for Gratianus.


- H –
Boys French name beginning with 'H'

Hector
Hector is the derived name from the Greek echein standing for "to hold, to possess". According to the Greek legend Hector was one of the Trojan champions fighting against the Greeks.

Herbert
This name is the combination of the two Germanic words heri meaning "army" and beraht standing for "bright". The Norman people introduced this name to Britain.

Hercule
French boy name for Hercules.

Hilaire
French boys name for Hilarius.

Hippolyte
Boy names French for Hippolytos.

Honoré
Boy names French for Honoratus.

Horace
English and French boy name for Horatius.

Humbert
This name from the Germanic hun meaning "warrior" and beraht standing for "famous" means "famous warrior".
The Norman people introduced this name in Britain which was borne by two Italian kings.


- I –
Common Boy French names beginning with 'I'

Ignace
Boy names French for Ignatius.

Iréné
French boys name for Ireneus.

Isidore
This name is derived from the Greek name Isidoros meaning "gift of Isis", from Isis the Egyptian goddess linked to the Greek doron "gift".


- J –
Common Boys French names beginning with 'J'

Jeannot
This is the short name for Jean but it is most of the time used as the affective way of calling a person whose name is Jean.

Josue
French and French boys name for Joshua.

Jourdain
French boy name for Jordan.

Juste
French boy name for Justus.


- L –
Common boy French name beginning with 'L'

Lambert
Lambert is the derived name of the Germanic words land "land" and beraht "bright".

Lazare
French boys name for Lazarus.

Léonce
French boys name for Leontius.

Léopold
French boy name for Leopold.

Lothaire
Boy names French for Lothair.

Loup
French boy equivalent name of the Late Latin name Lupus meaning "wolf". Many early saints bore this name.


- M –
Common boy French names beginning with 'M'

Marcellin
The origin of this name is Marcellinus a Roman family name. Marcellinus was a pope of reigning in the 4th century who was supposedly martyred by the Roman emperor Diocletian.

Marin
French and Romanian equivalent name for Marinus.

Marius
This is originally a Roman family name which was derived either from Mars, the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin mas, maris standing for "male".

Mathis
German and boy names French for Matthias.

Maximilien
French boy name for Maximilianus.

Modeste
Boy names French for Modestus.


- N –
Names of French boy beginning with 'N'

Narcisse
French boys name for Narcissus.

Nazaire
French boy name for Nazarius.

Nicodème
Boy names French for Nicodemus.

Noé
French boy name for Noah.


- O –
Name of French boy beginning with 'O'

Odilon
Boy variant of Odila.

Onesime
French boys name for Onesimus.

Osanne or Ozanne (girl or boy).
French boy name for Hosanna .


- P –
Boy name French beginning with 'P'

Papillion
From the French noun papillon standing for "butterfly".

Perceval
French boy name for Percival.

Philbert
This is another variant of the name Philibert.

Pons
French boy name for Pontius.

Prosper
Derived from the Roman Prosperus, standing for "fortunate, successful" in Latin.


- R –
Boy names French beginning with 'R'

Rainier
Boy names French for Rayner.

Renard
French and Polish name for Reynard.

Reynaud
Boy names French for Reynold.

Richard
Stands for "brave power", since it is the derived name of the Germanic words ric meaning "power, rule" and hard for "brave, hardy". The Norman people introduced this name to Britain. It was borne by Richard the Lionheart, the king of England who reigned in the 12th century and launched the Third Crusade.

Roch
French boys name for Rocco.


- R –
Boys names French beginning with 'R'

Salomon
French, Swedish and Finnish variant of the name for Solomon.

Séraphin
French boy name for Seraphina.

Séverin
French boy name for Severinus.


- T –
Boys name French beginning with 'T'

Telesphore
Boy names French derived from the Greek name Telesphoros standing for "bringing fulfilment" or for "bearing fruit".

Theirn
The origin of this name might be the Cajun French boys name for Theodore.

Théodore
French boy name for Theodore.

Théophile
French boys name for Theophilus.

Timothée
French boys name for Timothy.

Toussaint
Literally translated from the French Toussaint is "all saints".


- U –
Common boy names French beginning with 'U'

Ulrich
Derived from the Germanic elements uodal meaning "prosperity" and ric standing for "power", Ulrich is "prosperity and power".
Ulrich Zwingli, who led the Reformation in Switzerland, is one of the most famous “Ulrich”.

Urbain
French boys name for Urbanus.


- V –
Common boy names French beginning with 'V'

Valère
French boy name for Valerius.

Vespasien
French boys name for Vespasian.


- Z –
Common boy name French beginning with 'Z'

Zacharie
French boy name for Zechariah.


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