Oh the French, they are chic, sensual, and ever so elegant.  If you’re looking to capture that French essence or a Francophile like us here at Nameille, then these names for girls and boys will conjure up a certain je n’ais se quoi. 



 

Girls

ABELLA

Meaning: “Breath”

ADELYN

Meaning: “Noble”
Popularity in 2017: #203

BRIELLE

Meaning: “Hunting ground”
Popularity in 2017: #101

CAMILLE

Meaning: “Young”
Popularity in 2017: #251

CELINE

Meaning: “Heavenly”
Popularity in 2017: #536

CHANTILLY

Place name

COLETTE

French surname
Popularity in 2017: #531

CORALIE

Meaning: “Coral”

DELPHINE

Meaning: “Dolphin”

ELISE

Meaning: “Pledged to God”
Popularity in 2017: #177

ELLE

Meaning: “She”
Popularity in 2017: #373

ETOILE

Meaning: “Star”

JEUNE

Meaning: “Young”

MALLORY

Meaning: “Unfortunate”
Popularity in 2017: #551

MIRABELLE

Meaning: “Marvelous”

ODILE

Meaning: “Prospers in battle”

SABINE

French form of Sabina

SELENE

Meaning: “With solemnity”
Popularity in 2017: #917

VIRIDIENNE

Meaning: “Green”
Pronounced: vi-ri-dee-en 

VIOLETTE

Meaning: “Purple”

 

Boys

AMAURY

Meaning: “Work Power”

AUBIN

Meaning: “Bright”

AUTRY

Meaning: “Noble Strength”

BRETON

Meaning: “From Brittany”

CORENTIN

Meaning: “Tempest”

CROIX

Meaning: “Cross”

DAX

Place name
Popularity in 2017: #456

DEVERAUX

Meaning: “Riverbank”

EMILIEN

Meaning: “Friendly”

GABIN

French of Latin Gabinous

HADRIEN

French form of Hadrian

LAZARE

Meaning: “God is my helper”

LOWELL

Meaning: “Young Wolf”

OLIVIER

Meaning: “Olive tree”

PIERRE

French variation of Peter

PREWITT

Meaning: “Brave little one”

RENON

Meaning: “To make famous”

TALON

Meaning: “Claw”
Popularity in 2017: #754

THAYER

Meaning: “Tailor”

ZEPHYRIN

Meaning: “West wind”

 

Gender Neutral

ARMEL

Meaning: “Stone Prince”

AUBREY

Meaning: “Elf ruler”
Popularity in 2017: #31

BALLOU

Meaning: “From Bellou”

BEAU

Meaning: “Handsome”
Popularity in 2017: #156

BELLAMY

Meaning: “Friend”

CHANDLER

Meaning: “Candlemaker”
Popularity in 2017: #489

COURTNEY

Meaning: “Shortnose”
Popularity in 2017: #948

EMBER

French variation of Amber
Popularity in 2017: #289

GARNET

Meaning: “Dark red gemstone”

JANVIER

Meaning: “January”

LANDRY

Meaning: “Ruler”
Popularity in 2017: #848

LOU

Meaning: “Renowned warrior”

LYLE

Meaning: “From the island”
Popularity in 2017: #993

MAXIME

Meaning: “Greatest”

MERCER

Meaning: “Merchant”

NOUVEL

Meaning: “New”

PASCALE

Meaning: “Passover”

REMI

Meaning: “Oarsman”
Popularity in 2017: #249

ROUX

Meaning: “Red”

SIDNEY

Meaning: “Saint-Denis”

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