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200 French Baby Names in 2023

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200 French Baby Names in 2023

French baby names are famous for their unique and sophisticated sound. They are also popular because they can be pronounced in various ways. They are often given in honor of a family member or friend from France. French baby names have been popular for centuries, but the trend has resent in recent years. In the United States, French is considered an exotic name, which is why it is so popular among celebrities who want to give their children unique names that will stand out from the crowd.

100 French Girl Baby Names of 2023

01. Charlotte

The French male name Charles has a feminine equivalent called Charlotte.

02. Chloe

The feminine name Chloe is of Greek origin and means “blooming” or “fertility.”

03. Adalynn

It is a lovely girl’s name that has French origins and means “noble.”

04. Magnolia

It is a specific kind of flower and got its name from botanist Pierre Magnol.

05. Valerie

Valerie, which is derived from the Latin word valere, which means “to be healthy” or “strong,” is remarkably similar to the word valor.

06. Rosalie

It is a lovely name for a baby girl that comes from the French, and Rosalie means “rose garden.”

07. Alaina

Alaina is part of a large family. The Old German name has a connection to this girl’s name.

08. Scarlett

It is a feminine name that derives from French and means “red.”

09. Serenity

The meaning of the name is “peaceful” and “calm”.  Serenity is a virtue name that will encourage the baby to lead a calm and graceful life.

10. Isabel

French and Hebrew roots give the name sabel its meanings of  “pledged to God,” “God is my oath,” and “God is perfection.”

11. Genevieve

The name is French for “of the race of women,” and it is given to females.

12. Margot 

Margot is a girl’s name with French roots that also shares a connection to the Greek word “margarites,” which means “pearl.”

13. Noelle

The name Noelle is of French origin for girls. The word’s origins are French, where it means “Christmas.”

14. Sydney

The patron saint and Norman-French city of Saint-Denis is the source of the French girl’s name Sydney.

15. Elise

Elise is a Latin baby girl name that means “God’s promise.” As a shortened and nickname for the French name Elizabeth, Elise first appeared in the Middle Ages.

16. Celine

Celine is a feminine name with Latin and French roots. The word “Caelinus,” which means “heavenly” in Latin, is feminised in the title.

17. Destiny

If your daughter has a sense of destiny, you might want to call her Destiny. Destiny first appeared as a first name in the latter half of the 20th century and is derived from the French word destine and the Latin verb destinare, which means “to determine.”

18. Gabrielle

Gabrielle is a French origin baby girl name. This baby name translates to “God is my strength” and is a French variant of the Hebrew name Gavri’el.

19. Liana

Liana is a female name with French origin. This name, which means “to twine around” and is derived from the French word liane, denotes a twisted up mass of vines that grows in tropical forests.

20. Michelle

Michelle means “who resembles God.” Popular girl’s name Michelle has Hebrew and French origins.

21. Madeleine

Madeleine means “woman from Magdala” and is derived from the Latin name Magdalene.

22. Giselle

It is a French root name. The meaning of the name is “pledge”. 

23. Joanna

The French name Joanna, which derives from the Hebrew Yohannah, means “God is gracious.”

24. Lainey

Lainey, a French baby girl’s name, means “bright” and “shining light”.

25. Chanele

It is a old french origin and the meaning of the name is “pipe”

26. Laicey

French and English are the origins of the name Laicey for girls. Laicey is defined as “a location in France.”

27. Chantrelle

Chantrelle is an Old French baby girl name that means “stone.”

28. Kiki

Kiki is a feminine name with roots in Spanish, Egypt, France, and Japan. With translations such as “from the caster plant” in Spanish and Egyptian, and “double happiness” in French.

29. Lianne

Lianne is a strange girl’s name with origins in French, Latin, and Britain that means “to twine around.”

30. Loreal

This feminine name, which is French in origin, denotes both beauty and the halo.

31. Cortne

Cortne is a french origin name

32. Chauntay

It is a french origin name and the meaning of the name is “stone”

33. Shuree

Shuree is a feminine version of the French name Cherie. Shuree is pronounced “dear, darling.”

34. Shauntell

A feminine version of the Old French name Chantal is Shauntell. Shauntell means “stone”.

35. Margurite

A feminine version of the French name Marguerite is Margurite.

36. Dennette

“Follower of Dionysius” is the meaning of the girl’s name Dennette, a French variation of Denise.

37. Shareese

Old French in origin, Shareese is a girl’s name that means “cherry”.

38. Shaunta

Old French in origin, the name Shaunta means “stone”.

39. Jacqualyn

The girl’s name Jacqualynas is of French origin.

40. Shannelle

Old French ancestry gives Shannelle, a girl’s name, its meaning “pipe”

41. Mignon

Mignon is a French baby girl name that means “cute.”

42. Courtnie

The meaning of Courtnie is “domain of Curtius.”

43. Shenelle

Shenelle is an Old French baby girl name that means “pipe.”

44. Shawnta

The meaning of the name Shawnta  is “stone,” and it has Old French origins.

45. Merl

The name Merl is of French origin for girls. The name Merl means “blackbird.” has a connection to the name Merle.

46. Renay

The French name Renay, which is used as a girl’s name, has the meaning “reborn.”

47. Leontine

It is a latin origin name and the meaning of the name is “Lion”. 

48. Burgandy

“Highlanders” is the meaning of this name and it  is a French origin

49. Sheria

French in origin, the name Sheria means “darling” and is used primarily for girls. The French name Cherie and the name Sheria are related.

50. Cherese

Cherese is an English/French baby girl name that means “cherry”.

51. Cezanne

The French name Cezanne is used for girls. Given that it is similar to Suzanne, it may be used as a girl’s name.

52. Jaquelin

The French origin of the name Jaquelin is a girl’s name.

53. Shonta

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Shonta for girls is “stone”. The French name Chantal has a connection to Shonta.

54. Liann

French ancestry lends its name Liann to a female. “To twine around” is the meaning of their name.

55. Mimi

The meaning of the name is sea of bitterness; wonderful; loveliness

56.  Jacalynn

The name Jacalynn is of French origin for girls.

57. Shereece

Shereece is an Old French baby girl name that means “cherry”.

58. Cherina

The meaning of the French baby girl name Cherina is “dear or darling.”

59. Fawnia

The name Fawnia, which means “young deer” in Old French, is used as a girl’s name.

60. Faun

Young deer is the meaning of the Old French baby girl name Faun.

61. Cherene

The meaning of the French baby girl name Cherene is “dear.” Cherene is generally used as a first name.

62. Catiana

Catiana is a girl’s name of French origin. Meaning is `blessed, pure, holy` 

63. Alsatia

The name Alsatia is a French baby girl’s name and that denotes  from France’s Alsace-Loraine region.

64. Cherin

The meaning of the name is “cherished”.

65. Capucine

The pronunciation of the name capucine for girls is ka-puy-SEEN. Capucine is a word with French origins that means “cowl.”

66. Chantiel

The Old French name Chantiel, which means “stone,” is used as a girl’s name.

67. Macee

The name Macee is of French origin for girls. “Weapon” is what Macee means. has a connection to the name Mace.

68. Joelliane

The meaning of the French baby girl name Joelliane is “Jehovah is God.” Joelliane is of French origin.

69. Mireille

The endearing French girl’s name Mireille, which means “wonderful,” “peace,” “admire,” and “prosperous,”. 

70. Cortnee

A feminine form of the name Courtney, Cortnee means “domain of Curtius” in Old French.

71. Chaunta

Old French in origin, the name Chaunta means “stone” and is used primarily for girls.

72.  Sherelle

The name Sherelle is of French and English origin, and it means “dear.”

73. Maicy

The name Maicy is of French origin for girls. and the meaning is “weapon”.

74. Chere

Chere is an Old French and Middle English baby girl name that means “dear or cherry fruit.”

75. Laicee

French and English are the origins of the girl’s name Laicee. Laicee is defined as “a location in France” and has a connection to the name Lacey.

76. Cerissa

Cerissa is an English/French baby girl name that means “cherry”.

77. Chantel

Chantel is a French baby girl name that means “stone.”

78. Shantella

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Shantella as a girl is “stone”. The French name Chantal has a connection to Shantella.

79. Sharay

The meaning of the French baby girl name Sharay is “darling.” Sharay is of French origin.

80. Chontel

Stone is the meaning of the Old French baby girl name Chontel.

81. Cerisa

The name Cerisa is of English and French origin, and it means “cherry” in female form.

82. Jacklin

Jacklin is a French-origin name and the meaning is “God may protect her”.

83. Bernedette

The French name Bernadette is the feminine version of the name Bernard, which means “brave bear.”

84. Jeanetta

“God is gracious” is meaning of the Jeanetta

85. Jacquenette

The French name Jacqueline has a connection to the girl’s name Jacquenette. The meaning of the name is Little Jacques; One who Supplants. 

86. Nicolettan

French ancestry lends the name Nicoletta its feminine form. The meaning of the name is “victory of the people.” 

87. DeLayna

DeLayna’s name means “from the alder grove.”

88. Cheryllyn

The meaning of the French baby girl name Cheryllyn is “dear.”

89. Cherylin

The meaning of the French baby girl name Cherylin is “dear.”

90. Courteney

The meaning of the girl’s name Courteney, a variant of Courtney, is “domain of Curtius”.

91. Hilaire 

Latin in origin, the meaning of the name Hilaire for girls is “cheerful, happy.”

92. Blondell 

Blondell is pronounced blon-DELL when used as a girl’s name. Blondell means “caressing” and is a name with Latin origins.

93. Fanny

A parent’s feeling of unrestricted love is liberated by a precious baby girl, for some reason! French in origin, the name Fanny for girls means “free.”

94. Diella

The meaning of the name Diella, a feminine form of the French name Dielle, is “God”.

95. Deney

Deney is a feminine form of the French name Denise, and it means “follower of Dionysius”.

96. Myrlene

From the French name Merle, Myrlene is a female given name that means “blackbird”.

97. Orlena 

The meaning of the French baby girl name Orlena is “Gold.”

98. Ivonne

The meaning of the French baby girl name Ivonne is “yew or archer.”

99. Joely 

Joely is a French baby girl name, and its meaning is “Jehovah is God; pretty”.

100. Chantez

The name Chantez, which means “stone” in Old French, is used for girls.

100 French Boy Baby Names of 2023

01. Calvin 

French in origin, Calvin means “little bald one” and is a boy’s name.

02. Grant 

The meaning of the boy’s given name Grant, which has English, French, and Scottish roots, is “big and tall.”

03. Louis

This name, Ludwig in French, means “famous warrior” and is a translation of the Old German name Ludwig.

04. Denver

With French and Old English roots, the gender-neutral name Denver means “green valley” or “from Anvers.”

05. Russell

French in origin, the name Russell for boys means “little red.”

06. Daxton

The meaning of the boy’s name Daxton, which has French and English roots, was inspired by the name of a town in southwest France with the same name.

07. Colson 

Old French, Middle English, and Greek influences can be found in the masculine name Colson. This name, which translates to “swarthy, coal-black, and charcoal,” is a novel way to encourage baby to embrace their ferocious, dark side.

08. Warren 

The meaning of the boy’s name Warren, which has French and English origins, is “park keeper.” The Norman family de Warenne is thought to be the source of one of the earliest recorded English surnames, Warren, which is also one of the oldest.

09. Tyson 

The meaning of the French baby boy name Tyson is “high-spirited.”

10. Marshall

The name Marshall is of French origin for boys. It is an occupational surname that is derived from Norman French and means “caretaker of horses.”

11. Tripp

The name Tripp is of French origin for boys. This name, which means “one who tripped,” could be a cute little nickname for a child whose parents are affectionately known as klutzes.

12. Dariel

The meaning of the boy’s name Dariel is “open” or “from Airelle.”

13. Gage

The name Gage is of French origin for boys. It has been an English surname since the 14th century and means “pledge” or “oath.”

14. Boone

The meaning of the boy’s name Boone, which is “good” or “a blessing,” brings to mind an old-fashioned way of asking for something.

15. Jon 

The male given name Jon is pronounced jahn. It has an English heritage.

16. Granger

The meaning of the boy’s name Granger, which is of Middle French origin, is “farmer.”

17. Teddy 

Teddy, a name with French ancestry, is a nickname for brave individuals and refers to wealth as a protector.

18. Pierre

French in origin, Pierre is a name for boys. These symbols of tenacity, which mean “stone” and “rock,” will aid the infant in maintaining their tenacity throughout life.

19. Lucien 

Lucien is a French boy’s name that means “light” and is elegant and ethereal.

20. Marquis 

It only makes sense that baby has a name that fits his role as the head of your household. The French baby boy name Marquis, which means “nobleman” and “lord of the borderlands,” was a title given to members of the nobility.

21. Antonie 

The boy’s name Antoine is pronounced AN-twahn. It has French roots and it means Praiseworthy; Priceless.

22. Chevy

Chevy is a diminutive of Chevalier and is a French boy’s name that means “horseman” or “knight.”

23. Darrell

Darrell is a French-inspired boy’s name. This name, which derives from the Norman-French word d’Airelle, was used to identify anyone from Airelle, France.

24. Destin 

French in origin, the name Destin is for boys. Its meaning of “destiny” or “fate” makes it a lovely choice to honour the good fortune of the newborn.

25. Mael

Your child’s love of their name, native tongue, and rich heritage will blossom and grow as they do. The meaning of Mael is Cheif and Prince 

26. Dashiell

The name Dashiell is of French origin. 

27. Sebastien 

The name Sebastien is of French origin for boys. This name simply means “from Sebaste,” and is derived from the Greek name “Sebastian,” which means “revered.”

28. Percy 

The name Percy is of French origin for boys. The meaning of this name is “one who pierces the valley.”

29. Emile

The meaning of the French baby boy name Emile.

30. Antwan 

The meaning of the French baby boy name Antwan is “priceless or of inestimable worth”.

31. Burke

Burke is a masculine name that means “from the fortified settlement,” and has historically been used as a surname to make a statement as a first name.

32. Chany

The meaning of the French baby boy name Chany is “oak tree.”

33. Price 

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Price for boys is “prize”.

34. Ansell

Old French in origin, the name Ansell for boys means “follower of a nobleman.”

35. Marquez

The meaning of the name is “Nobleman; Lord of the borderlands”. 

36. Kanon

Kanon is a French baby boy’s name. It originally meant “an official of the church” and was derived from the canon.

37. Ismay

French in origin, the meaning of the name Ismay for boys is “esteemed”.

38. Berger

The meaning of the boy’s name Berger, which is of French origin, is “shepherd”.

39. Pryce

Pryce, an Old French baby boy name, means “prize.”

40. Aramis

French in origin, the name Aramis, which means “from Aramits,” is primarily used for boys.

41. Cloy

The name Cloy is of French origin for boys. Possibly derived from the Old French word “nail,” which refers to the nails used in horse shoes.

42. Rudolphe

A variant of the name Rudolph, Rudolphe is a Germanic name for boys. “Famous wolf” is what Rudolphe means.

43. Barber

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Barber for boys.

44. Andrey

The modernised version of the ancient Greek name Andrew is Andrey. Andrey, which means “man, warrior,” “brave,” and “manly,” is of French and Russian lineage.

45. Florent

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Florent for boys is “in flower”.

46. Kaarlo

The meaning of the boy’s name Kaarlo is “Strong, masculine.”

47. Avenell

Avenell, an Old French baby boy name, means “oat pasture.”

48. Lowell

The French name Lowell, which means “young wolf”.

49. Bayless

The meaning of the boy’s name Bayless, which is of Old French origin, is “one who leases a bay.” possibly relates to an ancestor who fished.

50. Algy

Algy, an Old French baby boy name, means “wearing a moustache.”

51. Harcourt

The meaning of the boy’s name Harcourt, which is of Old French origin, is “fortified farm.”

52. Bedell

The meaning of the boy’s name Bedell, which is of Old French origin, is “messenger”.

53. Bernet

The name Bernet is of Old French origin and means “brown” in English.

54. Percival 

The name Percival, which is male and has French and Welsh roots, means “pierce the vale.”

55. Chancellor

The boy name Chancellor is pronounced CHAN-sa-ler. The meaning of the word “Chancellor,” which has Middle English and French roots, is “office holder.”

56. Bellamie 

Bellamie is an Old French baby boy name that means “handsome friend.”

56. Orvell

The boy’s name Orvell is a derivative of the Old French name Orville. The name Orvell means “gold town.”

57. Belmont

The meaning of the boy’s name Belmont, which is of Old French origin, is “beautiful mountain”.

58. Roel

French in origin, the name Roel is a boy’s name that means “rock” or “stone.”

59. Grenville

The meaning of the boy’s name Grenville, which is of Old French origin, is “big town.”

60. Brunel

Brunell is an Old French baby boy name that means “small brown one.”

61. Talen

“My dew” is the meaning of the boy’s name Talen, which is a variant of the English name Talon.

62. Gaylor

The meaning of the boy’s name Gaylor, which is of Old French origin, is “lively or high-spirited.”

63. Etienne

The boy’s name Etienne is pronounced eh-t’-YIN. It has French roots.

64. Norvil

The Old French name Norville has a connection to the boy’s name Norvil. Norvil means “northern town” in English.

65. Levant 

Consider giving your child the French-derived boy’s name Levant, which means “rising,” if you want to help him or her succeed.

66. Guilbert

The meaning of the boy’s name Guilbert, which is of Old French origin, is “bright promise.”

67. Narcissus

The French name Narcisse is related to the boy’s name Narcissus. Narcissus means “daffodil” in Greek.

68. Barrette

Barrette is an Aramaic name for boys that means “son of Talmai (the farmer).”

69. Arnet

The meaning of the boy’s name Arnet, which is of Old French and English origin, is “little eagle.”

70. Dre

The boy’s name Dre is a translation of the French name AndrĂ©.

71. Gillette

The meaning of the boy’s name Gillette, which is of Old French origin, is “young Gilbert”.

72. Marciano

Marciano is a male given name with Latin, French, and Italian roots. This name, which means “little warrior,” is a great reminder for baby to develop strength from the beginning.

73. Bunyan 

The name Bunyan is of French origin for boys. Uncertain English name that may be related to the French word bon, which means “good.”

74. Bernett

Old French ancestry gives the name Bernett, which means “brown,” to boys.

75. Laron 

Consider Laron, which means “theif” or “mighty counsellor,” if you’re looking for a versatile option for your baby.

76. Cheval 

 Cheval, a boy’s name that derives from the French name Chevy, means “horseman” or “knight.”

77. Garlin

The meaning of the name Garlin, an Old English and Old French baby boy name, is “land of the spear.”

78. Norval 

The Old French name Norville is a close relative of the boy’s name Norval. Norval means “northern town” in English.

79. Richmond

Old French in origin, the meaning of the name Richmond for boys is “rich hill.”

80. Beauregard 

 French in origin, the name Beauregard for men means “beautiful gaze.”

81. Octave

The Latin name Octavio has some similarities to the boy’s name Octave. “Eighth” is what the word “Octave” means.

82. Lovell

Lovell, an alternate spelling of the Old French name Lowell, is a boy’s name that means “young wolf.”

83. Sinclair 

The name Sinclair is of French origin for boys. Although this name was once common as a last name with the meaning “from Saint-Clair,” it is now being used as a unique baby boy’s first name.

84. Yves

French in origin, the name Yves is pronounced “eve.” Meaning “yew,” this unique but loveable name

85. Morty

Morty is a French-inspired boy’s name. Morty, a nickname for the possibly fancier name Mortimer, means “dead sea.”

86. Morry

Latinic in origin and related to the name Morris, Morry is a name for boys. “Dark-skinned” is the name Morry’s meaning.

87. Cabe

Old French in origin, the name Cabe for boys means “rope-maker.”

88. Roi

The Irish and Gaelic names Roy and Roi are related as boy’s names. Roi means “red” in French.

89. Gaige

The meaning of the boy’s name Gaige, which is of Old French origin, is “pledge or oath.”

90. Pruitt

The Old French name Prewitt is a close relative of the boy’s name Pruitt. Pruitt means “brave little one”.

91. Telford

The meaning of the boy’s name Telford, which is of Old French origin, is “iron-piercer”.

92. Beaumont

The meaning of the boy’s name Beaumont, which is of Old French origin, is “the beautiful mountain.”

93. Beaufort

The meaning of the boy’s name Beaufort, which is of Old French origin, is “the beautiful fort.”

94. Tallan

Tallan is a boy’s name that translates to Large claw of a bird of prey. It is a variant of the English name Talon.

95. Dumont

Dumont is pronounced doo-MONT when used as a boy’s name. Dumont is a name with French roots and means “of the mountain.”

96. Kurtiss

The French name Kurtis is the origin of the boy’s name Kurtiss. It denotes a “courtier.”

97. Didier

French in origin, the meaning of the name Didier for boys is “much-desired”  by Desideratus.

98. Corben 

The meaning of the French baby boy name Corben is “raven.”

99. Antwaun

The meaning of the French baby boy name Antwaun is “highly praiseworthy.”

100. Durrell

The meaning of the boy’s name Durrell, which is a variant of the French name Dureau, is “strong”.

Final Words

While drawing inspiration from the vibrant culture when naming your new baby makes perfect sense, some parents choose French names because they sound so lovely. Every name has significance, given the advanced age of French society. By reading through them and trying them, you can quickly come up with a sweet French name that exudes European charm.

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