French Names for Boys

French names for boys range from the familiar and widely-used, like Andre and Guy, to the truly exotic, like Apollinaire and Severin. French boys' names often confer on their bearers a certain je ne sais quoi -- they can feel dashing and intriguing. The most popular French names for boys in the US are the classic Charles along with newer French surname-names Chase, Travis, and Gage.

In France, many of the top boys' names are not French at all but English (Arthur), Irish (Liam), or Italian (Enzo). Check out our master list of French names for boys for some great possibilities for your baby son.