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French Names for Boys

French NamesAdamAbelAdrienAlbainAlardAlainAimeryAiméAdolphusAdolpheAdnotAdnetAdhémarAdelardAdalardActéonAchilleAbsolonAbélardAbdon

There are 712 French names for baby boys. French names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. At the height of their usage in 1952, 33.304% of baby boys were given French names. There were 86 French names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. French names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2015, 78 French names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 11.853%. Within all French names, the English and French William was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #5 and a usage of 0.78%.


FRENCH NAMES:

Abdon compliant ... of Hebrew origin ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Abel breath, vapor; son; noble strength ... used predominantly in the English, French, ...

Abélard noble strength ... language of origin is Germanic and it is ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Absolon God the Father is peace ... of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Achille pain; lipless ... has its origins in the Old Greek language, and ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Actéon one living in Akte (Attica) ... primarily used in the French language and it ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Adalard noble strength ... used chiefly in French and it is derived from ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Adam man; to make ... used chiefly in the Arabic, Dutch, English, ... from which God created Adam ...

Adelard noble strength ... language of origin is Germanic ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Adhémar famous for his kindness ... has its origins in the Germanic language and it ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Adnet man ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ... directly related to Adnet, Adam was the most ...

Adnot man ... rare as a baby boy name ... directly linked to Adnot, Adam was the most ...

Adolphe noble wolf ... of Germanic origin, and it is used mainly in ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Adolphus noble wolf ... language of origin is Germanic, and it is used ... unusual as a baby name for boys ...

Adrien man; man from Hadria; dark one ... largely used in the Hungarian and French ... being given the name Adrien ...

Aimery king of work; work; rich, powerful, ... of Germanic origin and it is used mainly in ...

Aimé loved ...

Alain little rock; harmony, peace ... used chiefly in English and French ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Alard noble strength ... mainly used in the Dutch and French ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Albain man from Alba ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

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