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French girls names


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- A –
French girls names beginning with 'A'

Adélaïde
French girls name for Adelaide.

Adèle
Girls French name for Adela.

Adrienne
French and feminine variant of Adrian.

Agathe
Agatha’s French, German and Greek variant.

Aglaé
French girl names for Aglaia.

Aimée
Girls names French for Amy.

Albertine
French feminine name for Albert.

Alexandrie
French feminine name for Alexander.

Alphonsine
French feminine short variant of the Alfonso name.

Amarante
French derived name of the Greek word amarantos meaning "unfading".

Anastasie
French girls name for Anastasia.

Angèle
French girls name for Angelus.

Annette
French short name for Anne.

Antoinette
French short feminine name of Antoine.
Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI’s wife who was finally beheaded during the French Revolution is certainly the most famous bearer of this name.

Apolline
Girls French name for Apollonia.

Arianne or Ariane
Girls names French for Ariadne. It is probably derived from the Welsh element arian meaning "silver".

Arienne
French girls names for Ariadne.

Arnaude
French feminine name for Arnold.

Armelle
Girl name for Armel.

Aude
French girl name for Aldo.

Avril
Derived from the name Eoforhild, this girl name means April in French.

Axelle
Feminine name for Axel.


- B –
Girl French name beginning with 'B'

Benjamine
Feminine name for Benjamin.

Benoite
Girls French name for Benedict.

Bernardine
French feminine name for Bernard.

Berthe
Feminine name for Bertha.

Blanche
Literally translated from the French, Blanche is "white, fair".


- C –
Girls French name beginning with 'C'

Céleste
French girls names for Caelestis.

Célestine
Girl French variant of Caelestinus.

Cerise
Literally translated from the French this name means "cherry".

Chanté
Literally translated from the French, Chanté is "singed".

Charline
Short French girl variant of the name Charles.

Clarice or Clarisse
Meaning "clear, bright, famous" built from the Latin clarus this name is derived from the Late Latin name Claritia.

Claudette
French feminine pet name for Claudius.

Clémentine
French name girls for Clement.

Colette
Short variant of Nicolette.

Colombe
(masculine or feminine)
French name for Columba much more used as a feminine name.

Constance
Derived from the Medieval name for Constantia.

Cornélie
Feminine French names for Cornelia.

Cosette
Standing for “unknown” Colette was the name of a Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Misérables' character.

Cunégonde
French feminine variant of Kunigunde the name Cunégonde is very rare as it is the name of a naïve character in the great Voltaire’s novel 'Candide'.


- D –
Girl French names beginning with 'D'

Désirée
In French this name stands for "desired, wished".

Diane or Dianne
Girls names French for Diana.

Dieudonnée
Feminine name for Dieudonné.

Donatienne
French feminine name for Donato.


- E –
Girls French names beginning with 'E'

Edwige
French feminine names of Hedwig.

Eléonore
French girls name for Eleanor.

Elvire
French girls name for Elvira.

Emma
Derived from Germanic element ermen standing for "whole" or for "universal". 'Emma' is notably the name of Jane Austen's heroine in the novel of the same name.

Esmée
In Old French this Feminine name for Esmé stands for "esteemed" or "loved".

Esther
Probably derived from the Persian star or from the Hebrew name Ishtar.
According to the Old Testament and The Book of Esther, Queen Esther was the Jewish wife of the king of Persia and saved numerous Jews from persecution,.

Eulalie
French feminine name for Eulalia.

Evette
Variant form of Yvette.


- F –
French girls names beginning with 'F'

Fabiola
Long variant of the name Fabia.

Faustine
Derived from the Roman name Faustinius itself derived from the Roman name Faustus, Faustine is a French girls name.

Félicie
French girl name for Felix.

Felicienne
Girl French names for Felicianus.

Fernande
French girls names for Ferdinand.

Florette
French feminine pet name for Flora.


- G –
French girls name beginning with 'G'

Gaetane
Girls French names for Caietanus.

Georgine
French girl names for George.

Gervaise
Feminine French names for Gervasius.

Gigi
French pet feminine name for Georgine or Virginia immortalized by the famous character played by Marie-Anne Chazel in the French movie “Les Bronzés font du ski” (See our most popular French movies section).

Gisselle
French feminine variant form of Giselle.


- H –
Names of French girls beginning with 'H'

Hannah
Certainly meaning "favour" or "grace" from the Hebrew name Channah.
According to the Old Testament Hannah was the mother of Samuel the prophet.

Hermine
Perhaps from the Latin name Herminius, Hermine is the German and French feminine name for Herman.

Honorine
French girls names for Honorius.

Hortense
Feminine French name for Hortensius.

Hyacinthe
French girl names for Hyacinth.


- I –
Name of French girls beginning with 'I'

Irène
Girls names French for Irene.

Irénée
French feminine name for Ireneus.


- J –
Name of French girl beginning with 'J'

Jacinthe
French girls name for Hyacinth.

Jeannette
Short girls name for Jeanne.

Jolie
Jolie is "pretty" literally translated from the French.

Josèphe
French feminine variant of the name Joseph.

Juliane
French and German feminine variant of the name Julian.

Julienne
Girls French names for Julianus.


- L –
Names of French girl beginning with 'L'

Laurentine
Girl pet name for Laurent.

Laurette
French pet name for Laura.

Léonne
French girls name for Leon.

Léontine
French feminine names of Leontina.

Lisette
French pet girl name for Elizabeth.

Luce
French feminine names for Luke.

Lucinde
French feminine name for Lucinda.

Lucrece
Girls names French for Lucretia.

Lunete
French girls name for Luned.


- M –
French girls names beginning with 'M'

Madeline
French girls name for Magdalene.

Marceline or Marcelline
French feminine name for Marcellinus.

Marcellette
French feminine pet name for Marcellus.

Marielle
Feminine French pet name for Marie.

Mariette
French girl pet name for Maria.

Marthe
French and German variant of Martha.

Maximilienne
French feminine name for Maximilian.

Melisande
French girls name for Millicent.

Mignon
Literally translated Mignon is "cute, darling" in French. Ambroise Thomas's opera 'Mignon' from a novel written by Goethe
gave the fame to this name.

Mirabelle
From the Latin word mirabilis, this name stands for "wonderful".

Morgaine
French feminine name for Morgan.


- N –
French girls names beginning with 'N'

Nicolette
French girl pet names of Nicole.

Nina
This name is related to the French element niña standing for "little girl".

Ninette
Pet girl name of Nina.

Ninon
French pet name for Anne.

Noella
Girls names for Noel.


- O –
French girls name beginning with 'O'

Olivie
French girls name for Olivia.

Olympe
Girls French name for Olympia.

Osanne or Ozanne (feminine or masculine)
French names for Hosanna rarely used as a masculine name.

Ouida
French pet girls names for Louise.


- P –
French girl name beginning with 'P'

Paulette
French feminine pet name for Paul.

Pénélope
French girls name for Penelope.

Philippine
Elaborated feminine name for Philippe.

Placide
Feminine French name for Placidus.


- R –
French girl names beginning with 'R'

Raymonde
French feminine name for Raymond.

Rébecca
French girls name for Rebecca.

Reine
The literal translation of this French name is "queen".

Rochelle
French feminine name for Rocco.
A French city that means "little rock" bore this name: La Rochelle.

Rolande
French feminine name for Roland.

Romaine
French girl names for Romanus.

Rose
Stands for "rose" in French.

Roselle
French pet name for Rosa.

Rosemonde
French girls name for Rosamund.

Rosette
French feminine pet name for Rosa.

Rosine
Another French pet name for Rosa.


- S –
Girls French names beginning with 'S'

Sacha (masculine or feminine)
Girls French name for Sasha.

Salomé
Girls names French for Salome.

Sébastienne
French feminine name for Sebastianus.

Seraphine
French girl names for Seraphina.

Sibylle
German and French girls name for Sibyl.

Sidonie
Girl French name for Sidonius.

Simone
French feminine name for Simon. Between the famous bearers of this name, we can quote Simone de Beauvoir one of the first successful female philosopher and so a French feminist as an example.

Suzette
French pet name for Susanna.

Sybille
German and French girls name for Sibyl.

Sylvaine
French feminine name for Silvanus.


- T –
Girl French names beginning with 'T'

Tatienne
Girls French name for Tatiana.

Toinette
Pet name for Antoinette.


- V –
Girls French name beginning with 'V'

Valentine
French feminine name for Valentinus.

Victoire
Girls names French for Victoria.

Victorine
French feminine name for Victorinus.

Vienne
Derived from the French name of the capital city of Austria (Vienna in English.)

Violette
French girls names for Violet.

Vivien (feminine or masculine)
French name for Vivian much more common as a masculine name.

Vivienne
Strictly feminine name for Vivien.


- Y –
Girl French name beginning with 'Y'

Yolande
French girl names for Yolanda.

Yseult
Girls French name for Isolde.


- Z –
Feminine French names beginning with 'Z'

Zéphyrine
French feminine name for Zephyrinus.


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