Girl Names

French girl baby names
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Prénoms féminins français

Looking for a name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes more than 100 common French girls 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.

Adélaïde Adelaide
Adèle Adela
Adrienne Adriana
Agathe Agatha
Agnès Agnes
Aimée Amy "loved"
Alexandrie, (Alix) Alexandria, (Alex)
Alice Alice
Amélie Amelia
AnaĂŻs  
Anastasie Anastasia
Andrée Andrea
Anne Ann
Anouk  
Antoinette Antoinette
Arnaude  
Astrid  
Audrey Audrey
AurĂ©lie  
Aurore “dawn”
Bernadette  
Brigitte Bridget
Capucine   “nasturtium”
Caroline Caroline
Catherine Catherine, Katherine
CĂ©cile Cecilia
CĂ©line, CĂ©lina  
Chantal  
Charlotte Charlotte
Christelle  
Christiane  
Christine Christine
Claire Claire, Clara "clear"
Claudine Claudia
ClĂ©mence   “clemency”
Colette  
Constance Constance "consistency, fortitude"
Corinne  
Danielle Danielle
Denise Denise
Diane Diane
Dorothée Dorothy
Édith Edith
Éléonore Eleanor
Élisabeth Elizabeth
Élise Elisa
Élodie  
Émilie Emily
Emmanuelle Emmanuelle
Françoise Frances
Frédérique Fredericka
Gabrielle Gabrielle
Geneviève  
Hélène Helen, Ellen
Henriette Henrietta
Hortense  
Inès Inez
Isabelle Isabel
Jacqueline Jacqueline
Jeanne Joan, Jean, Jane
Jeannine Janine
Joséphine Josephine
Josette  
Julie Julie
Juliette Juliet
Laetitia Latitia
Laure Laura
Laurence  
Lorraine Lorraine
Louise Louise
Luce, Lucie Lucy
Madeleine Madeline
Manon  
Marcelle  
Margaux, Margaud Margot
Marguerite, (Margot) Margaret, (Maggie) "daisy"
Marianne   (symbol of France)
Marie Marie, Mary
Marine   “navy, seascape”
Marthe Martha
Martine  
Maryse  
Mathilde Mathilda
Michèle, Michelle Michelle
Monique Monica
Nathalie, (Nath) Nathalie
Nicole Nicole
Noémi Naomi
OcĂ©ane  
Odette  
Olivie Olivia
Patricia Patricia
Paulette  
Pauline Pauline
Pénélope Penelope
Philippine  
Renée Renee
Sabine  
Simone  
Sophie Sophia
Stéphanie Stephanie
Susanne, Suzanne Susan, Suzanne
Sylvie Sylvia
Thérèse Theresa
Valentine Valentina
Valérie Valerie
VĂ©ronique Veronica
Victoire Victoria "victory"
Virginie Virginia
Zoé Zoe

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