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France is known for its beautiful sights, incredible food, stylish fashion and its rich history and culture.
It is also loved for its beautiful romantic language so it’s not surprising that it is also the perfect inspiration for baby names.
There are so many reasons to consider a French name for your child.
Whether you simply love France, you’re honouring your ancestry or perhaps you’re a huge fan of the Netflix series Emily In Paris (read: guilty pleasure!), we’re sure you’ll find the perfect name for your little mademoiselle or monsieur in our gallery below.
Let’s take a look at some of favourite French baby names – we’re sure you’ll find one on the list that exudes a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’!
Found! Beautiful French baby names for your petit bébé.
The name Aimée is of Old French and Latin origin and means ‘beloved’.
Meaning ‘nobility’ but when most of us think of the name Adele, we think of the English singer.
Of French origin, meaning ‘industrious’ and the shortened form of Amelia.
Pronounced Kah-MEE in French and means ‘young ceremonial attendant’.
French actress and model Camille Razat shares the same name as her Emily in Paris character.
Meaning ‘heavenly’, French-Canadian singer Celine Dion helped boost this name’s popularity.
Of Greek origin, Chloe means ‘flourishing and blooming’.
A chic French name, Delphine means ‘woman from Delphi’ or ‘dolphin’.
Of French, English origin, Eloise means ‘healthy; wide’.
Of French, German and English origin meaning ‘work’.
Emily is the title character from Emily in Paris.
Of French and Persian origin, Esme means ‘esteemed, beloved; emerald’.
Of French origin, meaning ‘free one’.
Meaning ‘woman of the family’, Genevieve is derived from the medieval name Genovefa.
Meaning ‘earth worker’ or ‘God is gracious’ and made popular today thanks to model, Gigi Hadid.
This moniker means ‘chaste’.
It is the Italian, Spanish and French form of Agnes.
Pronounced Mar-go, meaning ‘Like a pearl, child of light’.
Choose the French spelling Margaux or go with the English spelling, like Australian actress Margot Robbie.
Named after the French capital, Paris means ‘great lover’ and has had a boost in popularity thanks to Paris Hilton.
Means ‘famous warrior’ It is a feminine variation of the name Louis.
Meaning ‘pretty and graceful like a lily’.
Suzette is a diminutive form of Susan.
The name originates from the Latin word for forest Silva and it means ‘spirit of the wood’.
We think of Emily’s tough boss, Sylvie from Emily in Paris.
Of French origin meaning ‘purple’.
Meaning ‘manly’, Andre is the French form of the name Andrew.
Meaning ‘raiseworthy and priceless’, Antoine is the French equivalent of Anthony.
In French, Arthur means ‘fire-cover’ – or more precisely ‘cover the fire’.
Meaning ‘beautiful’, Beau is the perfect name for your handsome little fella.
Originating from the Latin name Claudius, meaning ‘limping’.
Claude Monet was a French impressionist artist.
Of French origin, meaning ‘a peaceful ruler’.
Meaning ‘God is the strength’ and ‘hero’.
Also, the name of Emily’s (from Emily in Paris) handsome neighbour and chef.
Meaning ‘youthful’, Julien is the handsome French form of Julian, which derives from Julius, a Roman family name.
Meaning ‘bold like a lion’, Leo is also short for Leon, Leopold or Leonardo.
Yep, we’re thinking of Leonardo DiCaprio.
The French form of Luke, meaning ‘light; illumination’.
Meaning ‘brave warrior’, Louis is the pefect name for your little prince.
After all, it suited Kate and William when they named their third child, Prince Louis Arthur Charles.
The French version of Matthew, meaning ‘gift of god’.
Of French origin, meaning ‘warlike’.
Of French origin, meaning ‘a little warrior’.
Meaning ‘born at Eastertime’, Pascal is a popular choice for French bub’s arriving around May 17, which is the feast day of Saint Pascal.
Meaning ‘One who loves and befriends horses’.
Meaning ‘strong and solid’ like a rock, it is the French form of Peter.
Meaning ‘healed by god’, Raphael is one of the most popular boy names in France.
Meaning ‘Defender of humankind, defending warrior’.
A popular choice for boys and girls, the most famous Sacha is actor Its most prominent current bearer is Sacha Baron Cohen.
Of Greek origin, meaning ‘gift of God; bold people’.
Theo is the short form of Theodore or Theodorus.