Boy Names

French boy baby names
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Prénoms masculins français

Looking for a name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes more than 100 common French boys names, along with sound files, English equivalents in italics, and “literal meaning in quotes,” if any. The (parentheses) indicate any diminutives. When there are are two different spellings on the same line but only one is hyperlinked, the pronunciation for those two spellings is identical.

Adrien Adrian
AimĂ©   "loved"
Alain Alan, Allen
Alexandre Alexander
Alfred Alfred
Alphonse Alfonso
André Andrew
Antoine Anthony
Arthur Arthur
Auguste, Augustin Augustus "noble"
Benjamin Benjamin "youngest"
Benoît Benedict "blessed"
Bernard Bernard
Bertrand Bertrand, Bertram
Charles, (Charlot) Charles, (Charlie)
Christophe Christopher
Daniel Daniel
David David
Denis Dennis
Édouard Edward
Émile Emile
Emmanuel Emmanuel
Éric Eric
Étienne Steven
Eugène Eugene
François Francis
Franck Frank
Frédéric Frederick
Gabriel Gabriel
Georges George
GĂ©rard Gerald
Gilbert Gilbert
Gilles Giles
Grégoire Gregory
Guillaume, (Guy) William, (Bill)
Henri Henry
Honoré (honored)
Hugues Hugo
Isaac Isaac
Jacques, (Jacquot) James, (Jimmy)
Jean, (Jeannot) John, (Johnny)
JĂ©rĂ´me Jerome
Joseph Joseph
Jules Julius "guy, bloke" (archaic)
Julien Julian
Laurent Laurence
LĂ©on Leon, Leo
Louis Louis, Lewis
Luc Luke
Lucas Lucas
Marc Mark, Marcus
Marcel Marcel
Martin Martin
Matthieu Matthew
Maurice Morris
Michel Michael
Nicolas Nicholas
NoĂ«l   "Christmas"
Olivier Oliver "olive tree"
Patrick, Patrice Patrick
Paul Paul
Philippe Philip
Pierre Peter "stone"
Raymond Raymond
RĂ©my, RĂ©mi  
RenĂ©   "reborn"
Richard Richard
Robert Robert
Roger Roger
Roland Roland
SĂ©bastien Sebastian
Stéphane Stephen
Théodore Theodore
Théophile Theophilus
Thibaut, Thibault Theobald
Thierry Terry
Thomas Thomas
Timothée Timothy
Tristan Tristan, Tristram
Victor Victor
Vincent Vincent
Xavier Xavier
Yves Ives
Zacharie Zachary

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