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French Names and Meanings

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A list of French names and their meanings. :3

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A list of French names and their meanings. :3

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Submitted: October 11, 2012

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Submitted: October 11, 2012

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Aadi - Beginning

Abelard - Brave Abel

Abrielle - God is my Strength

Acadia - Idyllic Place

Aceline - Noble at Birth

Adelie - Noble

Afrodille - Daffodil

Aimee - Beloved Friend

Aimon - House, Home

Alain - Little Rock

Alaina - Feminine form of Alain

Alexandre -  Defender of the People

Allete - Winged

Alezae - Gentle Trade Wind

Aliane - Noble and Gracious

Alodie - Wealthy

Alphonse - Noble and Ready

Alsatia - from the Alsace-Loraine Area

Amarine - Aquamarine

Ambre - amber

Ambroise - Immortal

Amelie - Hardworking

Ameline - Hardworking

Ames - Friend

Ami - Second; Asia; Beautiful

Amie - Friend

Anais - Gracious, merciful

Anatole - From Anatolia

Ancelin - Little God

Andre - manly

Angelie - messenger of God

Angeline - Messenger

Angelique - Messenger of God

Anette - Gracious, Merciful

Annick - Gracious, Merciful

Ansel - A God

Antoine - Form of Antony

Antoinette - Feminine form of Antoine

Anton - unknown

Apolline - of the God Apollo

Aramis - French Place Name

Ariane - Very Holy

Arianne - Very Holy

Arkansas - People Downstream

Arlette - Lion of God

Arline - Eagle

Armelle - Princess

Astin - Starlike

Augustin - Great

Aurorette - from Aurora

Avent - born during Advent

Avril - the Month of April

Bardot - French surname

Beatrice - bringer of Joy

Belle - Beauty

Benoite - Blessed

Bernadine - Form of Bernard

Bertille - Bright

Blaise - Limping

Armand - Army man

Arnaud - Eagle Power

Auberta - Noble and Bright

Aure - Soft Air, Breeze

Austine - Great

Avian - Bird-like

Axelle - My father is Peace

Bastien - Venerable, Revered

Beau - Beautiful, Handsome

Benard - Brave Bear

Bern - Brave

Bernard - Bold as a Bear

Bernie - Bold as a Bear

Bibiane - Alive

Blanche - White

Armande - Army Man

Artois - from Artois, Netherlands

Aubin - White, Bright

Aurelie - Golden

Aveline - Form of Evelyn

Avignon - from Avignon, France

Babette - My God is my Oath

Bayard - With Red-Brown Hair

Bebe - Baby

Benoit - Blessed

Bernadette - Brave as a Bear

Berne - Bold as a Bear

Berny - Bold as a Bear

Bijou - Jewel

Bouvier - Cowshed Worker

Brie - From Brie region of France

Brigitte - Exalted, Lofty

Candide - White

Cascade - To fall, Waterfall

Cayenne - Hot Spice

Celine - Heaven

Chanel - Canal

Chantelle - Singer

Charlette - Free Man

Charnell - Burial Place

Cheree - Dear One

Cherise - Dear One

Chimere - Dream

Claire - Illustrious

Claudine - Lame

Brielle - God is My Strength

Burke - From the Fortress

Caprice - Impulsive, Whimsical

Caton - Dimunitive form of Catherine

Cecile - Blind of Self Beauty

Cerise - Cherry

Chantal - From a French Place name

Chanton - We Sing

Charlize - Feminine form of Charles

Chelle -  dimunitive form of Michelle

Cheri - Dear

Cheryl - Beloved

Christiane - Christ Bearer

Claral - Clear, Bright

Clemance - Mercy

Brigette - Exalted, Lofty

Camille - Perfect

Capucine - Hood

Cavalier - Knight, Horseman

Cele - short form of Cecile

Chamonix - from Chamonix, France

Chantel - French Place Name

Charisse - Grace, Beauty, Kindness

Charlot - feminine form of Charles

Cher - Dear One

Cherie - Dear

Chevis - Chub Fish

Ciel - From Heaven, Heavenly

Claudette - Lame

Clemence - Mercy

Clothilde - Loud Battle

Colette - Victory of the People

Corbeau - Crow, Raven

Cosette - Victorious People

Cybille - Soothsayer

Dashiell - Page Boy

Delaine - from Laine

Denis - Devotee of Dionysos

Desiree - Desired

Didina - Desired, Beloved

Dixie - from the South in the U.S.

Dubois - Woodcutter

Edouard - Wealthy Guardian

Elise - God is my Oath

Eloise - form of the name Louise

Clovis - Famous Warrior

Coligny - from Coligny, France

Corina - Maiden

Coty - Small slope, Hillside

D'Artagnan - person from Artagnan, France

Davignon - from Avignon, France

Delphine - Woman from Delphi

Denise - Devotee of Dionysos

Diane - Divine

Dionne - Divine

Dominique - of God

Durand - Strong, Enduring

Eleanor - Unknown

Elle - Short form of names beginning with El

Elroy - the King

Coeur - Heart

Coralie - Little Maiden

Corinne - Maiden

Coyne - Modest

Danniell - God is my Judge

Dax - Leader

Demi - Half, Small

Deodat - Given by God

Didier - Desire

Dior - Present

Dorielle - Small Gift

Duval - from the Valley

Elie - the Lord is my God

Elodie - Wealthy, Riches

Emele - Industrious, Admiring

Emerence – Worthy of Merit

Emile – To Strive or Excel or Rival

Emilie – To Strive or Excel or Rival

Esme – Loved

Esmerie – Emerald

Estee – Star

Estienne – Crown

Etienne – Crown

Etoile – Star

Eugnie – Well Born

Fabienne – Bean Grower

Fabrice – Smith

Fanchon – Free, Whimsical

Faustine – Lucky

Fauve – Wild and Uninhibited

Fay – Fairy or Elf

Faye – Fairy or Elf

Fifi – Diminutive form of Josephine

Fini – Diminutive form of Josephine

Fleming – From Flanders

Fleur – Flower

Foy – Faith

Francine – Free

Francois – Free

Gabi – Diminutive form of Gabriela

Gabrielle – God is my Strength

Gaetan – From Gaeta, Italy

Gaetane – From Gaeta, Italy

Gaspard – Treasurer

Gaston – From Gascony, France

Gaubert – Bright Ruler

Gautier – Army Rule

Geneva – Juniper Berry

Genevieve – Woman of the People

Georgette – Feminine form of George

Germain – A German

Gemaine – Brother

Gervais – Spearman

Ghislaine – Pledge

Gigi – Nickname

Gilles – Form of Giles

Giselle – Pledge

Givemy – From Givemy, France

Granville – Large Village

Grenier – Grainery Keeper

Grosvenor – Great Hunter

Guiliaine – Hostage

Guillame – Strong-Willed Warrior

Gustave – Staff of the Goths

Gwenael – Blessed and Generous

Gwenaelle – Blessed and Generous

Harlequin – Mute Pantomime Clown

Harvey – Battle Warrior

Helene – Form of Helen

Heloise – Famous Warrior

Henri – Ruler of the Home

Henriette – Ruler of the Home

Hercule – Glory of Hera

Herve – Army Warrior

Hilaire – Cheerful

Hilde – Battle

Huguette – Bright in Mind and Spirit

Ingenue – Innocent, Young

Iphigenie – Form of Iphigenia

Isabeau – God is my Oath

Isabelle – God is my Oath

Ivette – Yew

Jacqueline – Supplanter

Jacquelle – Supplanter

Jacques – Supplanter

Jean Baptiste – St. John the Baptist

Jeanine – God is Gracious

Jeanne – God is Gracious

Jeannie – God is Gracious

Jermaine – From Germany

Jessamine – Jasmine Flower

Jocelin – Little Goth

Joelle – God will be Willing

Joie – Joy

Jolie – Pretty

Jordane – Feminine form of Jordan

Josephine – God will Increase

Josette – God Will Increase

Jourdain – To Flow Down

Jovianne – Happy

Juin – Born in June

Jules – Youthful, Downy

Julianne – Feminine form of Julian

Julie – Youthful, Downy

Juliette – Form of Juliet

Jumeaux – Twins

Lafayette – from the Land of the Beech Tree

Laramie – From the Leafy Grove

Lave – Lava

Legrand – The Tall or Large One

Leonie – Lioness

Lisette – God is my Oath

Loic – Famed Warrior

Lucie – Light

Lucrece – Wealth

Lydie – From Lydia in Greece

Madeleine – Woman of Magdala

Magali – Pearl

Magnolia – Flower name

Maine – Mainland

Jumelle – (Girl) Twin

Juneau – Young

Lamont – From the Mountain

Lancelot – Land

Larue – Dweller by the Road

Laurent – Crowned with Laurel

Leal – Faithful

Lebeau – Unknown

Lenore – Light

Leon – Lion

Leontine –  Lion-like

Leverett – Young Hare

Lisle – Of the Island

Lizette – God is My Oath

Lorraine – from Lorraine, France

Lourdes – French Place Name

Lucien – Light

Lucille – Light

Ludovic – Famed Warrior

Lunette – Little Moon

Lynette – Pretty One

Macon – Mason

Mael – Chief, Prince

Maelie – Chief, Princess

Magalie – Pearl

Magaly – Pearl

Maika – Who is Like God?

Maille – Coin

Mallory – Ill-Omened

Mandolin – Musical Instrument

Manon – Of the Sea or Bitter

Marceline – Warlike

Margaux – Pearl

Marguerite – Pearl

Mariette – Of the Sea or Bitter

Marshall – Horse keeper

Mason – Stone worker

Matilde – Battle Might

Maxime – Greatest

Melodie – Song, Melody

Michelle – Who is Like God?

Mignon – Favorite, Darling

Miniona – Favorite, Darling

Mirage – Fantasy, Illusion

Mireya – Admirable

Marc – Warlike

Marcheline – Warlike

Margo – Pearl

Marianne – Of the Sea or Bitter

Marquette – Land Owner

Martine – Servant of Mars

Mathilde – Battle Might

Maude – Battle Might

Maxine – Greatest

Michel – Who is Like God?

Michon – Who is Like God?

Mignonette – Favorite, Darling

Minjonet – Combination of Min and Jonet

Mireille – Admirable

Mirielle – Sea Bright

Marcel – Young Warrior

Mardi – Tuesday

Margot – Pearl

Marie – Of the Sea or Bitter

Marquis – Noble Title, Landowner

Marvel – To Wonder, Admire

Mathis – Gift of God

Maurice – Dark Skinned

Melisande – Labor Strength

Micheline – Who is Like God?

Miette – Pearl / Little One

Mimi – Diminutive form of any name beginning in m

Mirabelle – Wondrous

Mirette – Admirable

Moises – Born of

Monet – To be Heard

Morty – from the Name Mortimer

Nadine – Hope

Napoleon – Person from Nadine, Italy

Nathalie – Born on Christmas Day

Nicolette – Victory of the People

Noel – Born on Christmas Day

Normandie – Land of the Northern Folk

Obert – Noble, Bright

Odette – Wealth

Olympe – Olympian

Orane – Rising

Orville – Golden City

Pascale – Easter

Pauline – Small

Monique – Advisor

Musetta – Little Muse

Naeva – Ingenue

Narcisse – Narcissus or Daffodil

Neville – New Town

Ninon – Grace

Noelle – Born on Christmas Day

Normandy – Land of the Northern Folk

Oceane – Sea

Odile – Rich, Wealth

Ondine – Wave of Water

Oriel – Gold

Ouida – Famous Warrior

Patrice – Noble

Pepin – Determined

Montel – My Ruler

Mystral – Cold, dry, Northerly Wind

Nanette – Grace

Natalie – Born on Christmas Day

Nicole – Victory of the People

Noe – Rest, Peace

Noemi – Beautiful, Gentle

Nouvel - New

Odetta – Wealth

Olivier – Olive Tree

Ophilie– Helper

Orleans – Golden

Pascal – Easter

Paulette – Small

Percival – Pierce Valley

Percy – Pierce Valley

Pierrette – Rock

Quincy – From Quincy in France

Raine – Queen

Remy – Oarsman or Remedy

Renee – Reborn

Rigny – From Rigny, France

Romaine – From Rome

Rousseau – Red Haired

Sabin – Sabine Man

Sequin – Shiny Disc or Coin

Shanton – We Sing

Silvain – Forest

Solange – Solemn

Stephanie – Crown

Petit – Small

Pleasance – Agreeable

Rachelle – Ewe

Razo – Royal

Renate – Reborn

Revanche – Revenge

Roch – Rest

Rosalie – Rose

Rupert – Bright Fame

Sabine – Sabine Woman

Severin – Severe

Sidney – Contraction of St. Denys

Silvine – Forest

Soleil – Sun

Susane – Lily

Pierre – Rock

Pons – Of the Sea

Racquel – Ewe

Remi –  Oarsman or Remedy

Rene – Reborn

Reynard – Counsel Brave

Rochelle – Little Rock

Rosemarie – Herb

Saber – Sword

Sebastian – Venerable

Seymour – From the city of St. Maur.

Sidonie – From the City of Sidon

Simone – To Be Heard

Sophie – Wisdom

Suzanne – Lily

Suzette – Diminutive form of Susan

Sydney – Contraction of St. Denys

Tavin – Royal Staff

Thierry – Ruler of the People

Urbain – From the City

Varian – Variable

Veronique – Bringing Victories

Villette – Small Village

Wisconsin – Gathering of Waters

Yoland – Violet Flower

Yvon – Ewe

Sy – Contraction of St. Denys

Sylvain – Of the Forest

Theoren – Hunter

Toussaint – All Saints

Vachel –  Cowherd

Vaschel – Spelling of Vachel

Verrill  - Faithful

Vivien – Alive

Xerles – Man

Yves – Yew

Yvonne – Yew

Sydnee – Contraction of St. Denys

Sylvie – Forest

Therese – Harvester

Trage – Process of Sorting Injured People

Valerie – Strength

Vermont – Green Mountain

Ville – Town

Vivenne – Alive

Xaviere – The New House

Yvette –  Yew

 

 


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