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French and Old French names have a unique feel of romance to them, and are used in France and by French-speaking peoples. Baby names of French origin, for french, france.

Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.1993%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.1503%, 24.6%), but with names like Sidney, Courtney, Denise, Amya and Desiree becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Eloise (#300), Rosalie (#310), Colette (#522), Felicity (#497) and Celine (#714), and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for Celine, Colette, Eloise and Rosalie. Overy (top 25%) and Abrey (49%) are conventional surnames.

Here is the list of French names for boys.


pinAbelia - Almond

Page 1/21 of 409 French names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of French names: Adela, Adelaide, Adeline, Adrienne, Aimee

Abelia 1 .. French feminine form of Abel. Not Top 1000 name. See also Adelia.

Abra 2 .. .. of a fourth century French saint. Unusual, but Abra is similar to common -bra last name Asbra (top 92%). See also Abir.

Acadia 3 .. the French settlers of Nova Scotia .. Not in Top 1000. See also Arcadia.

Aceline 4 .. "Noble." Aceline and Asceline were not among 2014's Top names. Feminine of Acelin.

Adela 5 .. .. is from the French Adèle .. Adela was popular as a baby name in the 1910s and is now less popular, with Adela becoming less stylish. See also Ahdella.

Adelaide [Adela, Adeline, Alice, .. more] 6 .. .. adal heid, via French Adélaï .. Adelaide, Adeline and Alice are Top 1000 baby names.

Adelie 7 .. .. élie is the French elaboration of .. Rarely used as a birth name. See also Edelie.

Adeline 8 .. French diminutive of Adela. Used occasionally .. Adeline has become increasingly popular with parents since 1940-1949. See also Adelice.

Adelisa 9 .. A blend of Adela and Lisa. Adelisa was not among 2014's Top names. See also Adelita.

Adrienne 10 .. French feminine form of Adrian. Fashion .. A common girls' name (#811 in recent rankings), Adrienne also occurs frequently as a feminine first name. See also Abrienne.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of French names: Alice, Alison

Agate 11 .. The agate is a semiprecious gemstone .. Agate is not a Top 1000 name. See also Agata.

Aimee 12 .. "Beloved." Ranked in Top 1000. From French "aimer" meaning "to love" ..

Alaine 13 .. French feminine form of Alain. Alaine is not a Top 1000 name. See also Blaine.

Alair 14 .. French variant of Hilary. Gender-neutral name. Alair was not a Top birth name in 2014.

Alberga 15 .. .. related to the French and Italian .. Rarely used as a girls' name, Alberga exists more commonly as a last name.

Alice [Adelisa, Alison, .. more] 16 .. .. of the Old French name Adeliz .. Usage of Alice, Alison, etc. as children's names in 2014 was 1.1% more than the previous year.

Alison 17 .. Norman French diminutive form of Alice .. Gender-neutral name. Popularly used, with usage of 0.711% for Alison as a baby name in 2014, higher than 0.703% in 2013.

Allura 18 .. "To entice, attract." Not in popularity charts. Based on the noun, which means ..

Allyriane 19 .. French name. The lyre was a .. Alariane, Allyriaan and Anlyriane are kreatif forms.

Almond 20 .. Almandine is the French form. Almond is a unique women's name, registering often (top 3%) as a surname. See also Almina.


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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for French names for girls.

Abelia - Almond
Abelia, Abra, Acadia, Aceline, Adela, Adelaide [Alice, ..], Adelie, Adeline, Adelisa, Adrienne, Agate, Aimee, Alaine, Alair, Alberga, Alice [Alison], Alison, Allura, Allyriane, Almond

Alouette - Argene
Alouette, Alphonsine, Amabel [Belle], Amanda, Amarantha, Amber, Amor, Amorette, Amy [Esme, ..], Amya, Anais, Ancelote, Angelica, Anise, Anne [Ninon, ..], Annette, Anouska, Antoinette, Ardelle, Argene

Arlette - Blanche
Arlette, Armande, Auberta, Aubrey, Auda, Austine, Avery, Avis, Avril, Babette, Bay, Beatrice, Beige, Belle, Bernadette [Bernadine], Bernadine, Bertha, Bianca [Blanche], Bijou, Blanche [Bianca]

Blanchefleur - Carol
Blanchefleur, Blondell, Bonnie, Brie, Brier, Brigitte, Brittany, Burnett, Cadette, Caitlin, Calypso, Cameo, Camilla, Candida [Candy], Candy, Caprice, Capucine, Caresse, Carnation, Carol [Lottie, ..]

Caroline - Cher
Caroline [Charlene], Cassia, Catherine [Caitlin], Celeste [Celine], Celina [Selena], Celine [Celina], Cendrine, Cerise [Cherise], Cezanne, Chalice, Chandelle [Shantelle], Chandler, Chanel [Shanelle], Chaney, Chante, Chantal [Shantelle], Charlene, Charlotte [Sherry, ..], Charmaine, Cher [Sherry, ..]

Cherelle - Claire
Cherelle, Cherene, Cherida, Cherie [Sherry, ..], Cherilyn, Cherise [Sherisa], Cherish, Cherry [Cheryth, ..], Cheryl [Cherilyn, ..], Cheryth, Cheyenne, Chloe, Chorine, Christabel, Christina [Christine], Christine, Christmas, Cinderella, Cinnamon, Claire [Clarice]

Clarette - Cosette
Clarette, Clarice, Clarimond, Claudette, Claudine, Clelia, Clemence [Clementine], Clementine [Clemence], Clotilda, Clove, Cluny, Coco, Colette [Coco], Consuelo, Coralie, Corin, Corinna [Corinne], Corinne, Corisande, Cosette

Courtney - Delphine
Courtney [Kourtney], Cree, Creola, Crescent, Cyrilla, Dabney, Daffodil, Daisy, Dalmace, Danielle, Daryl, Daveney, Dawn, Debonnaire, Deja, Delancey, Delaney, Delfina [Delphine], Delight, Delphine

Demi - Eileen
Demi, Denise, Desiree, Destiny, Diana, Didiane, Dielle, Dionne, Dior, Dixie, Dominique, Doreen, Dorsey, Dory, Douce, Easter, Edwige, Eglantine, Eibhlin, Eileen

Elaine - Fawn
Elaine [Lainey], Eleanor [Helene, ..], Elise [Lieselotte], Elita, Elodie, Eloise [Heloise], Eluned [Lynette], Emma [Ima], Emmeline, Ermine, Ermintrude, Esme, Estee, Estelle [Estee], Eugenia, Evangeline, Evette, Evonne [Ivonne], Fanny, Fawn

Fayette - Genevieve
Fayette, Felice, Felicity, Fifi, Fleur, Flower, Fontanne, Fran, Frances [Francine, ..], Francesca, Francine, Frankie, Gabrielle, Gael, Gala, Gallia [Gala], Garland, Gay, Geneva, Genevieve [Jenevieve]

Georgette - Ivonne
Georgette, Georgia [Georgette], Germaine, Ghislaine, Gigi, Gilberte [Gigi], Giselle, Guinevere [Genevieve], Helen [Helene, ..], Heloise [Eloise], Henrietta, Hermine [Ermine], Honesty, Hortense [Hortensia], Hortensia, Huette, Ila, Ima, Ivette, Ivonne [Evonne]

Jacqueline - Kiki
Jacqueline, Jaime, Janet, Jasmine, Jean [Jeannine], Jeanette, Jeannine, Jenevieve, Jerrie, Jewel, Joanna, Jocelyn, Jodelle, Joelle, Joie, Jolie, Joy [Joie], Julie, Karlotta [Lottie], Kiki

Kourtney - Lorraine
Kourtney, Lacey, Lainey, Lakeisha, Laraine, Lareina, Laurence, Lavonne, Leala, Lela, Leona [Leontyne], Leonie [Leonie], Leontyne, Liana [Liane], Liane, Lieselotte, Lily, Linette [Lynette], Loire, Lorraine [Laraine]

Lottie - Marian
Lottie, Louise [Heloise], Lourdes, Lucille, Lynette [Linette], Lyric, Macon, Macy, Madeline [Maud], Madonna, Magali, Magnolia, Mallory, Manon, Margaret [Marjorie, ..], Margery [Marjorie], Margo, Marguerite, Maria [Marietta], Marian [Marion]

Marianne - Merle
Marianne, Maribel, Marie, Marietta, Marilyn, Marion [Marian], Marjolaine, Marjorie [Margery], Marquise, Marseilles, Martinique, Maud, Mauve, Mavis, Mazarine, Melanie, Melisande, Meridel, Meriel [Merle], Merle

Michelle - Oralia
Michelle, Mignon, Millicent [Melisande], Mimi, Minuit, Mireio, Mystique, Nadine, Nanette [Ninon], Natalie [Natividad], Natividad, Nicole [Nicolette], Nicolette, Ninon, Noelle, Normandie, Odelia [Ottilie], Odette, Oleisa, Oralia

Orane - Risa
Orane, Ottilie [Ottilie], Pansy, Paquita, Paris [Parrish], Parrish, Pascale, Payne, Pernella, Perry, Pierette, Pleasant, Provence, Questa, Quincey, Raina, Raoule, Remy, Renee, Risa

Riva - Sidney
Riva, Rochelle, Romaine, Rosalie, Royale, Royce, Roza, Sable, Salamanca, Satin, Scarlett, Scout, Selena [Celine], Serenity, Shanelle, Shantelle, Shereen, Sherisa, Sherry [Shereen], Sidney

Simone - Villette
Simone, Solange, Soleil, Sophia, Sorrel, Soubrette, Stephanie, Suzanne, Taylor, Tempest, Theresa [Tracy], Tracy, Trista, Turkessa, Twyla, Valerie, Van, Vanity, Vedette, Villette

Yannick - Zola
Yannick, Ynez, Yolanda, Ysabel, Yvette [Ivette], Yvonne [Yvette, ..], Zelia, Zizi, Zola

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