French Baby Girl Names

French baby girl names aren't limited to the same old noms--the Michelles and Danielles and Gabrielles. Here are some fresh French baby names for girls.

  • Anaelle

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Also spelled Anael, this offers a new spin on an old standard. Or even a couple of old standards, if you count Annabelle.Read More 

  • Armel

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The name of a sixth century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany, reconstituted for a modern girl.Read More 

  • Axelle

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Putting the emphasis on the "elle" softens a name that seems at once futuristic and medieval.Read More 

  • Clea

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An attractive and unusual name that may be a variation of Cleo, Clea was possibly invented by Lawrence Durrell for a character in his Alexandria Quartet.

    Actress Clea DuVall is... Read More 

  • Clemence

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    Calm, composed, and chic. Read More 

  • Danique

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    This Danielle/Monique hybrid offers a new twist on an old favorite. Read More 

  • Elodie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The lyrical and melodious Elodie, a budding Nameberry favorite, is an overlooked medieval saint's name that could be a more sophisticated tribute to an Aunt Melody.

    Elodie (accent over... Read More 

  • Fabienne

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Instead of the usual French suspects -- Danielle, Isabelle, Gabrielle -- why not consider Fabienne, which is less common and just as pretty. Read More 

  • Faustine

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Faustine means good luck, although the association with the character who sold his soul to the devil is off-putting. Consider one of the other "lucky" names, like Felicity, instead. Read More 

  • Flavie

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    That extra a adds a world of grace to this name.Read More 

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