The Most Popular French First Names

In the list we have sorted French first names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Jean Boy God is gracious
2 Marie Girl star of the sea
3 Michel Boy Who Is Like God?
4 Claude Boy lame
5 Dominique Girl lord
6 Philippe Boy horse lover
7 Francis Boy frenchman; free man
8 Pierre Boy One who is tough as a rock
9 Alain Boy Rock
10 Nathalie Girl birthday
11 Bernard Boy strong, brave bear
12 Isabelle Girl God's promise
13 Andre Boy Manly
14 Patrick Boy Nobleman
15 Catherine Girl pure
16 Daniel Boy God is my judge
17 Jacques Boy -
18 Sylvie Girl forest
19 Christian Boy follower of Christ
20 Eric Boy Always Ruler
21 Thierry Boy Ruler of the people
22 Christophe Boy bearing Christ
23 Laurent Boy from Laurentum
24 Pascal Boy Easter child
25 Rene Boy Reborn
26 Monique Girl Advisor
27 Christine Girl follower of Christ
28 Joseph Boy he will add
29 Olivier Boy olive tree
30 Martine Girl dedicated to Mars
31 Anne Girl Gracious, Merciful
32 Nicolas Boy people of victory
33 Robert Boy bright fame
34 Sandrine Girl man's defender
35 Valerie Girl strong or healthy
36 Jean-Pierre Boy God is merciful; God is Gracious
37 David Boy beloved
38 Jacqueline Girl Supplanter
39 Roger Boy famous spearman
40 Sophie Girl wisdom
41 Guy Boy wood
42 Jean-Claude Boy -
43 Didier Boy much-desired
44 Bruno Boy armour, protection
45 Nicole Girl Victory Of The People
46 Marcel Boy Young Warrior
47 Marc Boy Warlike
48 Yves Boy yew
49 Georges Boy farmer
50 Serge Boy servant
51 Laurence Girl from Laurentum
52 Julien Boy Jove's child
53 Patricia Girl Noble
54 Paul Boy small
55 Henri Boy home ruler
56 Brigitte Girl A solid, firm, strong woman
57 Vincent Boy prevailing
58 Christiane Girl follower of Christ
59 Stephane Boy crown
60 Corinne Girl maiden
61 Maurice Boy dark-skinned, Moorish
62 Annie Girl He (God) has favored me
63 Louis Boy famous warrior
64 Stephanie Girl crown or garland
65 Christelle Girl follower of Christ
66 Franck Boy from France or free one
67 Chantal Girl Made Of Stone
68 Francoise Girl from France
69 Frederic Boy peaceful ruler
70 Celine Girl heaven
71 Sebastien Boy From Sebaste
72 Denis Boy -
73 Raymond Boy protecting hands
74 Aurelie Girl golden
75 Gilles Boy small goat or servant of Jesus
76 Caroline Girl free man
77 Veronique Girl victory bringer; true image
78 Guillaume Boy will helmet, protection
79 Karine Girl beloved or friend
80 Denise Girl follower of Dionysius
81 Maria Girl star of the sea
82 Jeanne Girl God is gracious
83 Gerard Boy Brave Spearman
84 Delphine Girl dolphin
85 Emilie Girl rival
86 Claudine Girl -
87 Julie Girl youthful or Jove's child
88 Colette Girl people of victory
89 Jean-Paul Boy -
90 Claire Girl bright, famous
91 Yvette Girl yew
92 Francois Boy frenchman or free man
93 Sylvain Boy He who is a man of the forest
94 Anne-Marie Girl -
95 Pascale Girl passover
96 Thomas Boy twin
97 Florence Girl flowering or in bloom
98 Jean-Louis Boy -
99 Roland Boy renowned land
100 Madeleine Girl woman from Magdala

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