French Names

French names are used in France and other French-speaking regions. See also about French names.
There are 778 names matching your criteria.

ABEL   m   English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) or הָבֶל (Havel) which meant "breath"... [more]
ABSOLON   m   French
French form of ABSALOM
ACHILLE   m   French, Italian
French and Italian form of ACHILLES
ADÉLAÏDE   f   French
French form of ADELAIDE
ADÈLE   f   French
French form of ADELA
ADELINE   f   French, English
Diminutive of ADÈLE
ADOLPHE   m   French
French form of ADOLF
ADRIEN   m   French
French form of ADRIAN
ADRIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of ADRIAN
AGLAÉ   f   French
French form of AGLAIA
AGNÈS   f   French, Catalan
French and Catalan form of AGNES
AIMÉ   m   French
From Old French Amé, the masculine form of Amée (see AMY).
AIMÉE   f   French
French form of AMY
ALAIN   m   French
French form of ALAN
ALAN   m   English, Scottish, Breton, French
The meaning of this name is not known for certain... [more]
ALBAN   m   German, French, Albanian, English (Rare)
From the Roman cognomen Albanus which meant "from Alba"... [more]
ALBERT   m   English, French, German, Slovene, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ALBERTINE   f   French
French feminine form of ALBERT
ALBINE   f   French, German
French form and German variant of ALBINA
ALDÉRIC   m   French
Variant of ALDRIC
ALDRIC   m   French, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and ric "ruler, power"... [more]
ALEX   m & f   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXANDRIE   f   French (Rare)
French variant of ALEXANDRA
ALEXANDRINE   f   French, German
French and German elaborated form of ALEXANDRA... [more]
ALEXIS   m & f   German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help"... [more]
ALFRED   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Dutch
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
ALICE   f   English, French, Portuguese, Italian
From the Old French name Aalis, a short form of Adelais, itself a short form of the Germanic name Adalheidis (see ADELAIDE)... [more]
ALINE   f   French, English, Portuguese
Medieval short form of ADELINE... [more]
ALISON   f   English, French
Norman French diminutive of Aalis (see ALICE)... [more]
ALIX   f   French
Medieval French variant of ALICE
ALPHONSE   m   French
French form of ALFONSO
ALPHONSINE   f   French
French feminine diminutive of ALFONSO
AMABLE   m   French (Archaic)
French form of AMABILIS
AMANDINE   f   French
French diminutive of AMANDA
AMARANTE   f   French (Rare)
French form of AMARANTHA
AMAURY   m   French
French form of AMALRIC
AMBRE   f   French
French cognate of AMBER
AMBROISE   m   French
French form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMÉDÉE   m   French
French form of AMADEUS
AMÉLIE   f   French
French form of AMELIA
ANAÏS   f   Occitan, Catalan, French
Occitan and Catalan form of ANNA
ANASTASIE   f   French
French form of ANASTASIA
ANATOLE   m   French
French form of ANATOLIUS
ANDRÉ   m   French, Portuguese
French and Portuguese form of Andreas (see ANDREW).
ANDRÉE   f   French
French feminine form of ANDREW
ANGÈLE   f   French
French feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGELINE   f   French
French diminutive of ANGELA
ANGÉLIQUE   f   French
French form of ANGELICA
ANNABELLE   f   English, French
Variant of ANNABEL... [more]
ANNETTE   f   French, English
French diminutive of ANNE (1)... [more]
ANNICK   f   Breton
Breton diminutive of ANNA
ANOUK   f   Dutch, French
Dutch and French diminutive of ANNA
ANSELME   m   French
French form of ANSELM
ANTOINE   m   French, African American
French form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTOINETTE   f   French
Feminine diminutive of ANTOINE... [more]
ANTONIN   m   French
French form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO)... [more]
APOLLINAIRE   m   French (Rare)
French form of APOLLINARIS... [more]
APOLLINE   f   French
French form of APOLLONIA
ARIANE   f   French, German, Dutch
French form of ARIADNE
ARIANNE   f   French
Variant of ARIANE
ARIEL   m & f   Hebrew, English, French, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew... [more]
ARIELLE   f   French
French feminine form of ARIEL
ARISTIDE   m   French, Italian
French and Italian form of ARISTIDES
ARLETTE   f   French
French form of HERLEVA
ARMAND   m   French
French form of HERMAN
ARMEL   m   French
From the old Welsh name Arthfael, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince"... [more]
ARMELLE   f   French
Feminine form of ARMEL
ARNAUD   m   French
French form of ARNOLD
ARNAUDE   f   French (Rare)
French feminine form of ARNOLD
ARSÈNE   m   French
French form of ARSENIOS
ARTHUR   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown... [more]
ATHÉNAÏS   f   French
French form of ATHENAIS
AUBERT   m   French
French variant of ALBERT
AUBIN   m   French
French form of ALBINUS
AUDE   f   French
French feminine form of ALDO
AUGUSTE (1)   m   French
French form of AUGUSTUS
AUGUSTIN   m   French, Czech, Romanian, Croatian
French, Czech, Romanian and Croatian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINE (2)   f   French, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AURÈLE   m   French
French form of AURELIUS
AURÉLIE   f   French
French feminine form of AURELIUS
AURÉLIEN   m   French
French form of AURELIANUS
AURORE   f   French
French form of AURORA
AVRIL   f   French (Rare), English (Rare)
French form of APRIL
AXELLE   f   French
Feminine form of AXEL
BABETTE   f   French
French diminutive of ELIZABETH
BAPTISTE   m   French
Means "baptist" in French, originally deriving from Greek βαπτω (bapto) "to dip"... [more]
BARBARA   f   English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning "foreign"... [more]
BARNABÉ   m   French
French form of BARNABAS
BARTHÉLÉMY   m   French
French form of BARTHOLOMEW
BASILE   m   French
French form of BASIL (1)
BASTIEN   m   French
Short form of SÉBASTIEN
BAUDOUIN   m   French
French form of BALDWIN
BÉATRICE   f   French
French form of BEATRIX
BÉNÉDICTE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT
BENJAMIN   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) which means "son of the south" or "son of the right hand"... [more]
BENJAMINE   f   French
French feminine form of BENJAMIN
BENOIT   m   French
French form of BENEDICT
BENOITE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT
BÉRENGÈRE   f   French
French form of BERENGARIA
BERNADETTE   f   French, English
French feminine form of BERNARD... [more]
BERNARD   m   English, French, Polish, Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element bern "bear" combined with hard "brave, hardy"... [more]
BERNARDINE   f   French
French feminine form of BERNARD
BERTHE   f   French
French form of BERTHA
BERTILLE   f   French
French diminutive of BERTHA
BERTRAND   m   French, English, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements beraht meaning "bright" and rand meaning "rim (of a shield)"... [more]
BLAISE   m   French
From the Roman name Blasius which meant "lisping" from Latin blaesus... [more]
BLANCHE   f   French, English
From a medieval French nickname meaning "white, fair"... [more]
BLANDINE   f   French
French form of the Roman name Blandina, which was the feminine form of Blandinus, which was itself a derivative of the cognomen BLANDUS... [more]
BONIFACE   m   French, English (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Bonifatius, which meant "good fate" from bonum "good" and fatum "fate"... [more]
BRICE   m   French, English
From the name Bricius, which was probably a Latinized form of a Gaulish name meaning "speckled"... [more]
BRIGITTE   f   German, French
German and French form of BRIDGET
BRUNO   m   German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown"... [more]
CALIXTE   m   French
French form of CALIXTUS
CAMILLE   f & m   French, English
French feminine and masculine form of CAMILLA... [more]
CAPUCINE   f   French
Means "nasturtium" in French... [more]
CARINE   f   French
French form of CARINA (1)
CAROLE   f   French
French feminine form of CAROLUS
CAROLINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine form of CAROLUS
CASIMIR   m   English, French
English form of the Polish name Kazimierz, derived from the Slavic element kaziti "to destroy" combined with miru "peace, world"... [more]
CASSANDRA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), which possibly meant "shining upon man", derived from κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
CATHERINE   f   French, English
French form of KATHERINE, and also a common English variant.
CÉCILE   f   French, Dutch
French form of CECILIA
CÉLESTE   f & m   French
French feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS
CÉLESTIN   m   French
French form of CAELESTINUS
CÉLESTINE   f   French
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS
CÉLINE   f   French
French feminine form of CAELINUS... [more]
CERISE   f   French
Means "cherry" in French.
CÉSAIRE   m   French
French form of CAESARIUS
CÉSAR   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of CAESAR... [more]
CHANTAL   f   French, English, Dutch
From a French surname which was derived from a place name meaning "stony"... [more]
CHARLES   m   English, French
From the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word meaning "man"... [more]
CHARLINE   f   French
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES
CHARLOT   m   French
French diminutive of CHARLES
CHARLOTTE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES... [more]
CHLOÉ   f   French
French form of CHLOE
CHRISTELLE   f   French
French diminutive of CHRISTINE
CHRISTIAN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Medieval Latin name Christianus meaning "a Christian" (see CHRISTOS)... [more]
CHRISTIANE   f   German, French
German and French feminine form of CHRISTIAN
CHRISTINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CHRISTOPHE   m   French
French form of CHRISTOPHER
CLAIR   m   French, English
French form of Clarus (see CLARA).
CLAIRE   f   French, English
French form of CLARA
CLARISSE   f   French
French form of CLARICE
CLAUDE   m & f   French, English
French masculine and feminine form of CLAUDIUS... [more]
CLAUDETTE   f   French
French feminine form of CLAUDIUS
CLAUDIE   f   French
French feminine variant of CLAUDE
CLAUDINE   f   French
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS
CLÉMENCE   f   French
French feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLÉMENT   m   French
French form of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
CLEMENTINE   f   French
French feminine form of CLEMENT
CLOÉ   f   Portuguese, French
Portuguese form and French variant of CHLOE
CLOTHILDE   f   French
Variant of CLOTILDE
CLOTILDE   f   French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
French form of the Germanic name Chlotichilda which was composed of the elements hlud "fame" and hild "battle"... [more]
CLOVIS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized), French
Shortened form of Clodovicus, a Latinized form of Chlodovech (see LUDWIG)... [more]
COLETTE   f   French
Short form of NICOLETTE... [more]
COLINE   f   French
Short form of NICOLINE
COLOMBE   f   French
French feminine form of COLUMBA
CÔME   m   French
French form of COSMAS
CONSTANCE   f   English, French
Medieval form of CONSTANTIA... [more]
CONSTANT   m   French, English (Rare)
From the Late Latin name CONSTANS... [more]
CONSTANTIN   m   Romanian, French
Romanian and French form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CORALIE   f   French
Either a French form of KORALIA, or a derivative of Latin corallium "coral" (see CORAL).
CORENTIN   m   Breton, French
Possibly means "hurricane" in Breton... [more]
CORIN   m   French
French form of QUIRINUS
CORINNE   f   French, English
French form of CORINNA... [more]
CORNEILLE   m   French (Archaic)
French form of CORNELIUS
CORNÉLIE   f   French
French form of CORNELIA
COSETTE   f   French, Literature
From French chosette meaning "little thing"... [more]
COSME   m   Portuguese, French
Portuguese and French form of COSMAS
CUNÉGONDE   f   French
French form of KUNIGUNDE... [more]
CYRIELLE   f   French
French feminine form of CYRIL
CYRIL   m   English, Czech, Slovak, French
From the Greek name Κυριλλος (Kyrillos) which was derived from Greek κυριος (kyrios) "lord", a word used frequently in the Greek Bible to refer to God or Jesus... [more]
CYRILLE   m & f   French
French form of CYRIL, sometimes used as a feminine form.
DAMIEN   m   French
French form of DAMIAN
DANIÈLE   f   French
French feminine form of DANIEL
DANIELLE   f   French, English
French feminine form of DANIEL... [more]
DAPHNÉ   f   French
French form of DAPHNE
DAVID   m   English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was probably derived from Hebrew דוד (dwd) meaning "beloved"... [more]
DÉBORA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, French
Spanish, Portuguese and French form of DEBORAH
DÉLIA   f   Portuguese, French, Hungarian
Portuguese, French and Hungarian form of DELIA (1)
DELPHINE   f   French
French form of DELPHINA
DENIEL   m   Breton
Breton form of DANIEL
DENIS   m   French, Russian, English, German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Romanian, Croatian
From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS... [more]
DENISE   f   French, English, Dutch
French feminine form of DENIS
DÉODAT   m   French
French form of DEODATUS
DÉSIRÉ   m   French
Masculine form of DÉSIRÉE
DÉSIRÉE   f   French
French form of DESIDERATA... [more]
DIANE   f   French, English
French form of DIANA, also regularly used in the English-speaking world.
DIANNE   f   French, English
Variant of DIANE
DIDIER   m   French
French form of DESIDERIO
DIEUDONNÉ   m   French
Means "given by God" in French, used as a French form of DEUSDEDIT.
DIEUDONNÉE   f   French
Feminine form of DIEUDONNÉ
DIMITRI   m   Russian, French
Variant of DMITRIY, using the Church Slavic spelling.
DIODORE   m   French
French form of DIODORUS
DOMINIQUE   f & m   French
French feminine and masculine form of DOMINIC
DOMITILLE   f   French
French form of DOMITILLA
DONAT   m   French, Occitan, Catalan, Polish
French, Occitan, Catalan and Polish form of DONATO
DONATIEN   m   French
French form of DONATO
DONATIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of DONATO
DORIAN   m   English, French
The name was first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891), which tells the story of a man whose portrait ages while he stays young... [more]
DORIANE   f   French
French feminine form of DORIAN
DOROTHÉE   f   French
French form of DOROTHEA
EDGAR   m   English, French
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gar "spear"... [more]
EDGARD   m   French
French form of EDGAR
ÉDITH   f   French
French form of EDITH
EDMÉ   m   French (Archaic)
Short form of EDMOND
EDMÉE   f   French (Rare)
Feminine form of EDMÉ
EDMOND   m   French
French form of EDMUND... [more]
ÉDOUARD   m   French
French form of EDWARD
EDWIGE   f   French
French form of HEDWIG
ELÉONORE   f   French
French form of ELEANOR
ÉLIANE   f   French
Probably from Aeliana, the feminine form of the Roman name Aelianus, which was derived from the Roman family name AELIUS... [more]
ÉLIE   m   French
French form of ELIJAH
ÉLISABETH   f   French
French form of ELIZABETH
ÉLISE   f   French
French short form of ÉLISABETH
ÉLODIE   f   French
French form of ALODIA
ELOI   m   French, Catalan
French and Catalan form of ELIGIUS
ÉLOÏSE   f   French
French form of ELOISE
ELVIRE   f   French
French form of ELVIRA
EMELINE   f   French
French form of Amelina (see EMMELINE).
ÉMERIC   m   French
French form of EMMERICH
ÉMILE   m   French
French form of Aemilius (see EMIL)... [more]
ÉMILIE   f   French
French feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
ÉMILIEN   m   French
French form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
ÉMILIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
EMMA   f   English, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element ermen meaning "whole" or "universal"... [more]
EMMANUEL   m   Biblical, French, English
From the Hebrew name עִמָּנוּאֵל ('Immanu'el) meaning "God is with us"... [more]
EMMANUELLE   f   French
French feminine form of EMMANUEL
ENZO   m   Italian, French
The meaning of this name is uncertain... [more]
ÉRIC   m   French
French form of ERIC
ERMENEGILDE   m   French
French form of HERMENEGILDO
ERNEST   m   English, French, Slovene, Polish
Derived from Germanic eornost meaning "serious"... [more]
ERNESTINE   f   French, German, English
Feminine form of ERNEST
ERWAN   m   Breton
Breton form of IVO (1) or YVES.
ERWANN   m   Breton
Variant of ERWAN
ESTELLE   f   English, French
From an Old French name which was derived from Latin stella, meaning "star"... [more]
ESTHER   f   English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian... [more]
ETHAN   m   English, Jewish, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "solid, enduring" in Hebrew... [more]
ÉTIENNE   m   French
French form of STEPHEN
ÉTIENNETTE   f   French
French feminine form of STEPHEN
EUGÈNE   m   French
French form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGÉNIE   f   French
French form of EUGENIA... [more]
EULALIE   f   French
French form of EULALIA
EUPHRASIE   f   French
French form of EUPHRASIA
EUSTACHE   m   French
French form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
ÉVARISTE   m   French
French form of EVARISTUS
ÈVE   f   French
French form of EVE
EVE   f   English, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַוָּה (Chawwah), which was derived from the Hebrew word חוה (chawah) "to breathe" or the related word חיה (chayah) "to live"... [more]
EVELINE   f   English, French, Dutch
Variant of EVELINA
ÉVELYNE   f   French
French form of EVELINA
ÉVRARD   m   French
French form of EVERARD
FABIEN   m   French
French form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABRICE   m   French
French form of the Roman family name Fabricius, which was derived from Latin faber "craftsman"... [more]
FANNY   f   English, French, Spanish
Diminutive of FRANCES... [more]
FAUSTINE   f   French
French feminine form of Faustinus (see FAUSTINO).
FÉLICIE   f   French
French form of FELICIA
FÉLICIEN   m   French
French form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FÉLICIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FÉLICITÉ   f   French
French form of FELICITAS (1)
FÉLIX   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of FELIX
FERDINAND   m   German, French, Dutch, English, Czech, Slovene, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
From Ferdinando, the old Spanish form of a Germanic name composed of the elements fardi "journey" and nand "daring, brave"... [more]
FERNAND   m   French
French form of FERDINAND
FERNANDE   f   French
French feminine form of FERDINAND
FIACRE   m   French
French form of FIACHRA
FIFI   f   French
Diminutive of JOSÉPHINE
FIRMIN   m   French
From the Late Latin name Firminus which meant "firm"... [more]
FLAVIE   f   French
French feminine form of FLAVIUS
FLEUR   f   French, Dutch, English (Rare)
Means "flower" in French... [more]
FLORE   f   French
French form of FLORA
FLORENCE   f & m   English, French
From the Latin name Florentius or the feminine form Florentia, which were derived from florens "prosperous, flourishing"... [more]
FLORENT   m   French
French masculine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIN   m   French
French form of FLORENTINUS
FLORENTINE   f   French
French form of FLORENTINA
FLORETTE   f   French (Rare)
French diminutive of FLORA
FLORIAN   m   German, Polish, French
From the Roman name Florianus, a derivative of FLORUS... [more]
FLORIANE   f   French
French feminine form of FLORIAN
FLORIANNE   f   French
Variant of FLORIANE
FLORINE   f   French
French feminine form of FLORINUS
FRANCE   f   French
From the name of the country, sometimes considered a feminine form of FRANK (1) or short form of FRANÇOISE, both of which are ultimately related to the name of the country.
FRANCETTE   f   French
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS
FRANCINE   f   French, English
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS
FRANCIS   m & f   English, French
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus which meant "Frenchman"... [more]
FRANCISQUE   m   French
French variant of Franciscus (see FRANCIS), now somewhat archaic.
FRANCK   m   French
French form of FRANK (1)
FRANÇOIS   m   French
French form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS)... [more]
FRANÇOISE   f   French
Feminine form of FRANÇOIS
FRANK (1)   m   English, German, Dutch, French
From a Germanic name which referred to a member of the Germanic tribe, the Franks... [more]
FRAÑSEZ   m   Breton
Breton form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).


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