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Baby names of French origin, for french, france, frankish, frenchman, franks.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity 84 years ago (adoption of 0.16%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.11%, down 30%), but with names such as Edmund becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable boy names in this compilation are Harvey (#493), Royce (#475), Case (#467), Remy (#621) and Lionel (#660), with Harvey, Lionel and Royce enjoying a rebound in usage. Chasse (top 8%) and Ivery (9%) are familiar last names.

Here is the list of French names for girls.

pinAbelard - Andre

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

Abelard 1 .. .. the 12th century French philosopher Pierre .. Outside Top 1000.

Acelin 2 .. "Noble." Outside Top 1000. See also Ashlin.

Adelphe 3 .. French name. Outside Top 1000.

Aime 4 .. French name Aimé is more common .. Not in Top 1000. Unisex name.

Aimery 5 .. French name. Unconventional. Compare Aimery, Aymery and popular last name Albury (top 12%), with the -ry suffix.

Aimon 6 .. French name. Also possibly a phonetic .. Aimonau, Auaimon and Aumon are kreatif variations.

Alaire 7 .. French variant of Hilary. The root .. Not Top 1000 name. See also Blaire.

Alain 8 .. French variant of Alan. Not in popularity charts. See also Allin.

Albert 9 .. From an Old French name, Albert .. Cross-gender use. Common, with the masculine -rt suffix for Albert, like Aart.

Aldrich 10 .. .. a bishop of Le Mans, France .. Uncommon. Aldrich, like Antioch, has the -ch ending.

Algernon 11 .. "Wearing a mustache." Al and Algie are common as variant forms of Algernon. The Normans were usually clean shaven ..

Aloysius 12 .. .. France bore the French form of .. Uncommon, with the unusual -sius suffix for Aloysius, like Ambrosius. See also Aleksius.

Alphonse 13 .. French name from Hildefuns. A slightly offbeat boys' name, Alphonse exists more frequently as a last name. See also Alphons.

Amadour 14 .. "Lovable." Less popular today. Amador was the variant last appearing (the 1930s) in the Top 1000. .. founder of a French shrine (Rocamadour) ..

Amerigo 15 .. .. The French form of the name .. Not Top 1000 name.

Ames 16 .. "Friend." Ames, Aimes and Aymes are not in the Top 1000. The name may be related to ..

Amor 17 .. "Love." Cross-gender use. Amor is rare as a children's name.

Amyas 18 .. .. derived from the French place name .. Amyas is uncommonly used as a masculine name. See also Amasa.

Anatole 19 .. .. French novelist Anatole France. Scarce as boys' names, but Antole, Anatole, etc. are similar to the more familiar Antone.

Andre 20 .. "Man, warrior." Andrae, Andras, Andrei, Andrej and Andreus are more rare as forms of Andre. André is a variant of Andrew ..

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

Abelard - Andre
Abelard, Acelin, Adelphe, Aime, Aimery, Aimon, Alaire, Alain, Albert, Aldrich [Audric], Algernon, Aloysius [Louis], Alphonse, Amadour, Amerigo, Ames, Amor, Amyas, Anatole, Andre

Ansel - Bassett
Ansel, Antoine, Archibald, Armand, Arnaud, Arnett, Arnold [Arnaud], Auberon, Aubrey [Avery], Audric, Austin, Avenall, Avery, Bachelor, Baldwin, Banner, Barber, Barrett, Baruch, Bassett

Bayard - Blaise
Bayard, Bayless, Beal, Beau [Beal], Beauchamp, Beaufort, Beaumont, Beauregard [Beau], Bedell, Belden, Bellamy, Belmont, Beltran, Bennett, Berger, Bernard, Bertram [Bertrand], Bertrand, Bevis, Blaise

Blanton - Burl
Blanton, Boden, Bogart, Bonamy, Bonar, Boone, Bosley, Bourbon, Bourne, Bouvier, Boyce, Boyne, Bray, Brett, Brice, Bruce, Bunyan, Burgess, Burke, Burl

Burnell - Chandler
Burnell, Burnet, Cable, Cabot, Cade, Calum, Calumet, Calvin, Canning, Cannon, Capp, Cardell, Carvell, Case, Cedric, Celso, Chalmers, Chance, Chancellor [Chance], Chandler

Chaney - Cole
Chaney, Channing [Cannon], Chantrey, Charles, Chase, Chevalier [Chevy], Chevron, Chevy [Chevalier], Cheyne [Chaney], Chico, Christian, Christmas [Noel], Cisco, Claiborne, Claude, Clovis, Cloy, Cockrell, Colbert [Cole], Cole

Colville - Darvell
Colville, Corbett, Corbinian, Cordell, Cornell, Coty, Courtney, Coyan, Curtis [Kurtis], Cyrano, Cyril, Dabney, Dace, Dane, Danton, Darcel, Darrel [Darryl], Darryl [Darrel], Dartagnan, Darvell

Davenport - Devine
Davenport, Davyn, Dax, De-, Debonair, Del, Delaney [Delano], Delano, Delmar, Delphin, Delroy, Denis, Denver, Desiderio [Didier], Destin, Destry, Deverell, Devereux, Devin, Devine

Dick - Emmet
Dick, Didier, Dimitri, Dominic, Dorsey, Drew, Drury [Drew], Dumont, Durand, Dureau, Duvall, Earl, Edmund, Egmont, Eligius, Elliot, Elroy [Roy], Emery [Amerigo], Emil, Emmet

Esme - Florent
Esme, Etienne, Eugene, Eustace, Evian, Evo, Fabrice, Fabron, Faron, Farrar, Ferenc, Ferrand, Fiachra, Fitz, Fitzgerald, Fitzhugh, Fitzpatrick, Fitzroy, Fletcher, Florent

Fontaine - Garret
Fontaine, Forest, Fortune, Franchot, Francis [Paquito, ..], Frank, Franklin [Frank], Fraser [Fraser], Frederick, Fremont, French, Gable, Gael, Gage, Galo, Gardner, Garland, Garner, Garnet, Garret

Garron - Grosvenor
Garron, Gaspard, Gaston, Gavin, Gay, Gaylord [Gay], Ged, Gerard [Jerard, ..], Germain [Jermaine], Gery, Gilbert, Giles, Gillett, Glanville, Godfrey, Granger, Granville, Greville, Griswold, Grosvenor

Guerrant - Ivo
Guerrant, Guillaume, Guy, Hackett, Hackman, Hamlet, Harbin, Harcourt, Hardy, Harman, Harvey, Hazard, Helmut, Henry, Hewett, Honore, Hugh [Hugo], Hugo, Hyacinth, Ivo [Yves]

Jack - Lanier
Jack, Jacques, Jardine, Jarvis, Jean, Jerard, Jermaine [Germain], Jerome, Jon, Jules, Julian [Jules], Killian, Kurtis, Lacrosse, Lacy, Lafayette, Lamar, Lance, Lancelot, Lanier

Lanny - Macy
Lanny, Laramie, Larrimore, Lasalle, Lebrun, Leggett, Leonard, Leron, Leroux, Leroy [Roy], Levant, Lionel, Lisle [Lyle], Louis [Aloysius], Lowell, Lundy, Lyle [Lisle], Lyon, Macon, Macy

Madison - Montague
Madison, Mallory, Manville, Marc, Marcel, March, Marlon, Marmion, Marquis, Marshall, Maslin, Maurice, Mayhew, Melville, Merle, Miguel, Mistral, Mitchell, Mochan, Montague

Montaine - Paco
Montaine, Montgomery, Moore, Morell, Mortimer, Napoleon, Narcisse, Nazaire, Neville, Noel, Norman, Norris, Norville, Odilo, Odo, Orson, Orville, Oscar, Osten [Austin], Paco

Page - Quincy
Page, Paine, Paquito [Paco], Paris, Parrish, Pascal, Percival [Percy], Percy, Peverell, Pierre, Plantagenet, Platt, Pomeroy, Porter, Porthos, Prewitt, Price [Brice], Purvis, Quennell, Quincy

Ranger - Russell
Ranger, Raoul [Raul], Raul [Raoul], Rawlins, Reeve, Regis, Remy [Remy], Rene [Rene], Reynard, Rhinebeck, Richmond, Rives, Rodel, Rodeo, Roland [Lanny], Rousseau, Roy, Royce, Rushkin, Russell

Saber - Sorrell
Saber, Sable, Sacha, Sacheverell, Salisbury, Sancho, Sargent, Saville, Savoy, Scout, Sean, Sebastian, Seeley, Senior, Sennett, Seymour, Sidney, Sidonio, Sinclair, Sorrell

Sylvester - Tyson
Sylvester, Taft, Taylor, Telford, Tempest, Terrell [Tyrell], Terry, Theophilus, Thierry, Thoreau, Titus, Toussaint, Tracy, Travis, Tremont, Trevis, Tristan, Troy, Tyrell [Terrell], Tyson

Umber - Yves
Umber, Vachel, Van, Vardon, Verdell, Vere, Vermont, Vernon, Verrier, Verrill, Vidal, Villiers, Wallace, Walter, Warner, Warren, Yann, Yves [Ivo]