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J’ADORE! 60 Beautiful French Baby Names We Love

Most of us agree that French words roll off the tongue so eloquently and beautifully.

So if you’re looking for a unique and exotic name for your little one, then you can’t go wrong with one of these popular French names. Oh la la….

French Girls Names

Abella

Meaning: Breath.

Adaline

Meaning: Noble.

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Adelaide

Meaning: Noble natured.

Amelie

Meaning: Hardworking/ industrious.

Anais

Meaning: Grace.

Aurelie

Meaning: Golden.

Belle

Meaning: Beautiful/ fair / lovely one.

Bernadette

Meaning: Strong and brave like a bear.

Camille

Meaning: Young ceremonial attendant.

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Celine

Meaning: Sky or heaven.

Chloe

Meaning: Green shoot.

Clemente

Meaning: Mild, merciful.

Colette

Meaning: People’s trump.

Delphine

Meaning: Dolphin.

Dior

Meaning: Golden.

Elodie

Meaning: Foreign riches.

Elise

Meaning: Consecrated to God.

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Eloise

Meaning: It comes from the old french name Heloise, and means healthy and wide.

Esme

Meaning: Beloved one.

Estee

Meaning: Star.

Fleur

Meaning: Flower.

Giselle

Meaning: Pledge.

Madeleine

Meaning: Woman from Mandala.

Margot

Meaning: Pearl.

Mirabelle

Meaning: Plum.

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Lacey

Meaning: From Normandy

Lorraine

Meaning: Woman from Lorraine.

Rochelle

Meaning: Small rock.

Solange

Meaning: Beyonce’s sister name has made this French moniker popular. It means dignified.

Verity

Meaning: Truth.

French Boys Names

Alain

Meaning: Handsome.

Astor

Meaning: God of thunder.

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Augustin

Meaning: Great

Beau

Meaning: Beautiful person

Boyce

Meaning: Lives near the woods

Corbett

Meaning: Little raven

Darcy

Meaning: From Arcy

Emmanuelle

Meaning: God is with us

Gulliver

Meaning: Acquisitive person

Julien

Meaning: Soft-haired

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Leon

Meaning: Lion

Lisandro

Meaning: Freeing a man

Louis

Meaning: The fighter

Marquis

Meaning: From the border

Montague

Meaning: Pointed hill

Noel

Meaning: Christmas

Norris

Meaning: Caretaker / coming from the North

Oceane

Meaning: Ocean

Pascale

Meaning: Easter

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Piers

Meaning: Stone

Reign

Meaning: Kingdom or to rule

Saville

Meaning: From the willow farm

Simone

Meaning: Heard

Spencer

Meaning: Old French, meaning butler or steward

Stephan

Meaning: Crown/ wreath

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Thierry

Meaning: Ruler of the people

Toulouse

Meaning: From Toulouse

Yves

Meaning: Yew

Vail

Meaning: From the valley

Maybe you prefer Irish names, check out these cute Popular Monikers From Ireland.

Meanwhile, check out The Most Popular Baby Names From The Last 100 Years.

If you’re looking for baby names based on a specific letter of the alphabet, then have a look at The Ultimate Alphabetical List Of Adorable Baby Names.

60 french baby names to make you say jadore

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Jennifer Hartnett

Jennifer is our Senior News Producer with a passion for trending news and lifestyle stories. Jennifer spends the rest of her time running around after her son Kian.