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Popular French baby names for boys and girls

The French have always distinguished themselves with class, and these classy baby names pay tribute to their origin:

Top French baby names for girls

Clara – a French baby name, means Bright

Manon – a French name, means Which is a’bitter

Marine a Latin name, means of the sea

Camille – a French baby name, means Temple servant

Anais – a French baby name with Latin and Hebrew roots, means Grace

Lucie – a French name, means Light

Marie – a French baby name, means Bitter

Julie – a Latin name, means Downy; the French form of Julia

Francoise – a French name, means free

Celine – a French, American and Latin baby name, means sky or heaven

Top French baby names for boys

Nathanael – a French name with Biblical roots, means Gift of God

Hugo – a French baby name of Teutonic origin, means Thinker or Intelligent

Louis – a name of French origin, means Famous fighter

Theo – a name with Greek roots, means God given

Alexandre – a French baby name, means Defender

Antoine – a Latin name, means Highly praiseworthy; a French form of Anthony

Quentin – a French name with roots in Latin, American and English, means born fifth

Baptiste – a French baby name, means Baptizer

Julien – a French and American baby name, means Jove's child

Pascal – a name of French, Hebrew and Italian origins, means Born on Easter

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