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Page 1/3. 50 France names and what they mean, for france for baby boys, listing 1-20. Brett, Cedric, Charles, Claude, Courtney and Denis are commonly used names, while Aldrich, Aloysius, Anatole, Bevis, Blaise, Bourbon, Boyne, Calum, Chevalier, Dax, Desiderio, Deverell, Evian and Fiachra are rare in comparison. Here is the list of France names for girls.
Bevis .. Place name: Beauvais is a town in France famous for the manufacture of tapestries ..
Bourbon .. Originally the surname of the royal family of France and Spain.
Boyne .. Also a historic place name in Ireland: at the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, the Protestant King William III defeated the Catholic King James II, who fled to France, thus allowing the firm establishment of the Protestant monarchy.
Brett .. Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as an ethnic name for a native of Brittany (France), or Britain (England) ..
Calum .. His contemporary, Saint Columban, also Irish, was a missionary in France, Switzerland, and Italy ..
Cedric .. The name later acquired a "sissy" image due to Cedric Errol Fauntleroy, the long-haired, velvet-suited boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1886 novel "Little Lord Fauntleroy" ..
Chevalier .. A chevalier is a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit, such as the Legion of Honor in France.
Dax .. A town in southwestern France that dates from before the days of the Roman occupation ..
Denis .. Saint Denis (third century) was the first bishop of Paris and is the patron saint of France ..
Deverell .. Also a variant of Devereux, referring to a place in France.
Evian .. Usage may be as a variant of Evan, influenced by the town in France famous for Evian springwater ..
Fiachra .. Name of a seventh-century Irish saint and missionary who built a hospice in France and is patron of gardeners ..
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