French (African) Submitted Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
DESANGE m & f French (African, Rare)
Means "of the angels", taken from the French title of the Virgin Mary Notre Dame des Anges
, meaning "Our Lady of the Angels". It is most often found in French-speaking African countries.
JOYEUSE f French (African)
Direct adoption of the adjective joyeuse
, the feminine form of the adjective joyeux
MERCI f & m English (Rare), French (African, Rare)
English variant of Mercy
. In French-speaking African countries it is sometimes given in reference to the French word merci
"gratitude; thanks", as evidenced by combination names like Dieu-Merci
("Thank you, God").
NATIVITÉ f French (African, Rare)
Means "nativity" in French. It is mostly used in French-speaking countries in Africa and apparently predominantly so in Cote d'Ivoire.