Unisex Names

French unisex names
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Prénoms unisexes français

Looking for a gender-neutral name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes some common French names that are suitable for people of any gender, along with sound files and English equivalents in italics.

ClaudeClaude Claudia
DominiqueDominic Dominica
Florence  Florence (f)
FrancisFrancis Frances
MaximeMax Maxine

 (f) indicates that there is an equivalent English name only for girls.

While not truly unisex, some names have different spellings for boys and girls which are pronounced identically.*

Aimé Aimée  Amy
André AndréeAndrew Andrea
Daniel Danièle, Danielle Daniel Danielle
Emmanuel Emanuèle, Emmanuelle    
Frédéric FrédériqueFrederick Fredericka
Gabriel Gabrièle, Gabrielle Gabriel Gabrielle
José JoséeJoseph Josephine
Marcel Marcèle, Marcelle    
Michel Michèle, MichelleMichael Michelle
Noël Noëlle   
Pascal Pascale    
Paul Paule Paul  
René Renée  Renee
Valéry Valérie  Valerie

* The technical French name for these is prénoms mixtes non épicènes.

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