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Page 1/22. French names have a unique feel of romance to them, and are used in France and by French-speaking peoples. 432 French names of French origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of French names for girls.

Abelard .. Made famous by the 12th-century French philosopher Pierre Abelard, who fell in love with and seduced his student Heloise ..
[Ab, Abbey, Abby, Abe, Abel, .. 1 more]

Acelin .. "Noble."

Adalhard .. Adalard is the French form.
[Adal, Adalard, Adelard, Adellard]

Adelphe .. French name.
[Adelfo, Adelfus, Adelpho, Adelphus]

Adolph .. French actor Adolphe Menjou ..
[Ad, Addolf, Addolph, Adolf, Adolfo, .. 8 more]

Aime .. French name Aimé is more common as Aimée (see Aimee), a girl's name, or even as Esmé (see Esme), a variant once well used in Scotland.

Aimery .. French name.
[Aimerey, Aimeric, Amerey, Aymeric, Aymery, .. 1 more]

Aimon .. French name ..
[Aimond, Aimone, Aymon, Haimon, Heman]

Alaire .. French variant of Hilary ..
[Alair, Helier, Hilarie, Hilary, Larie, .. 1 more]

Alain French variant of Alan.

Albert .. From an Old French name, Albert, of German (Frankish) origin, brought to England by the Normans, replacing the Old English form Æpelbeorht ..
[Abert, Adalbert, Adalbrecht, Adalberto, Adelbert, .. 22 more]

Aldrich .. Saint Aldric (ninth century) was a bishop of Le Mans, France ..
[Al, Aldric, Aldridge, Aldrige, Aldrin, .. 17 more]

Alfonso .. Variant of Alphonse (Old German) "ready for battle" ..
[Affonso, Alfons, Alfonse, Alfonsin, Alfonsino, .. 13 more]

Algernon .. "Wearing a mustache."
[Al, Alger, Algernone, Algey, Algie, .. 3 more]

Aloysius .. Sixteen kings of France bore the French form of this name, Louis.
[Ahlois, Aloess, Alois, Aloisio, Aloisius, .. 9 more]

Alphonse .. French writer Alphonse Daudet.
[Affonso, Al, Alfie, Alfo, Alfons, .. 18 more]

Amadour .. "Lovable." A Saint Amadour, purportedly founder of a French shrine (Rocamadour), has been venerated by the Catholic church, but recent research indicates he probably never lived.
[Amador, Amadore]

Amerigo .. Italian form of the Germanic name Amalric, from amal meaning "work" and rîc meaning "rule, power" ..
[America, Americo, Americus, Amerika, Ameriko, .. 1 more]

Ames .. "Friend."
[Aimes, Aymes]

Amor .. "Love."

Top 1000 baby names ranking of French names: Adolph, Albert, Alfonso, Aloysius, Alphonse

Adolph, Albert, Alfonso and Alphonse are commonly used names, while Abelard, Acelin, Adalhard, Adelphe, Aime, Aimery, Aimon, Alain, Alaire, Aldrich, Algernon, Aloysius, Amadour, Amerigo, Ames and Amor are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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