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Top Trending French Names

Top Trending French Names

The French have always had an influence on American culture, from fashion to food to names! Here are the top trending French names in the United States. Which are your favorites?

Top French Boy Names BERNARD – Bold as a Bear ANDRE – Manly MARC – War-like BEAU – Handsome MAURICE – Dark-skinned LEON – Lion-like MARCEL – Young Warrior ARMAND – Army Man LIONEL – Little Lion DAX – Leader Top French Girl Names CHARLOTTE – Free BELLE – Beauty MARCELINE – Young Warrior CORINNE – Maiden NATHALIE – Born on Christmas Day ANAÏS – Gracious, Merciful SYLVIE – Forest SIMONE – To be Heard DENISE – Devotee of DIonysos AMELIE – Hardworking Top French Gender-Neutral Names BLAISE – Lisping DIOR – Present BELLAMY – From the French “Bel Ami” meaning Good Friend REMI/REMY – Oarsman, Remedy SIDNEY/SYDNEY – Follower of St. Read More
The title is 200 Popular French Baby Names and contains illustrations of the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe.

200 Popular French Names

French names are always in vogue! Using the Social Security Administration’s Top 1000 and data from France’s National Statistics Institute, we’ve compiled a list of 200 popular French baby names. Which French names are your favorites? Read More

The name Levron

Hi Jennifer!

My great-grandmother’s maiden name was Levron and I was wondering if you may have information about it. Could it be French? I know her family has ties with France.

Thanks, LAURA

Hi Laura,

Levron is originally a French surname, which is geographical for a family from Vron, France. Read More

Baby Bellamy

Jennifer,

I was wondering if you know the meaning of the name Bellamy? I noticed the name after actress Bellamy Young appeared on the TV show Scandal and I couldn’t find a meaning anywhere. Also, I really love the name and I love The French language, so what do you think of twist on the spelling, such as Belleamie? Read More

About the name Emela

Dear Jennifer,

I have a very unique name: Emela. I come from Slavic origin, since I am Bosnian, and I would just like to know if you by any chance know what my name means.

Thank you,

Emela M.

Hi Emela,

You have a beautiful name!  Read More

Origin of the name Minette

Hi! I know a girl with the name Minette, but couldn’t find it on your site and thought it was really pretty. Could it be added? I know it is of French origin, but don’t know much beyond that.

Thanks,
Madeline

Hi Madeline,

The root “Min” comes from the name Minnie, which is a diminutive form of the name Mary. Read More

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