Ideas for French names

(43 Posts)
Ninunina Thu 27-Feb-14 05:05:21

I'm 34 weeks pregnant and DH and I seem to have two names that have consistently remained as favourites during the past 8 months: Francesca and Martina. Although we have an Italian surname, DH is French and I can't help think that there is a beautiful French girls name that we're missing. DD is called Amélie. Any ideas?

Amandine29 Thu 27-Feb-14 18:47:45

My favourite French girl's name is Delphine but it's considered a bit middle aged.

What about...
Florine
Flavie (I love this as well)
Angélique/Angéline
Audrey
Sophie
Juliette (Another favorite)
Adéline
Ségolène
Hélène
Léa
Coralie
Clémence/Clémentine

kobaybasher Thu 27-Feb-14 18:52:43

I used to love Etoile (star) but maybe as a middle name - not sure now that people would pronounce it correctly.

PipkinsPal Thu 27-Feb-14 18:56:46

Claudine
Corrine
Esmerelda grin

SimplySara Thu 27-Feb-14 20:01:50

I really like the name Anouk. But there is also the -ette names like Annette, Colette or Bernadette.

evertonmint Thu 27-Feb-14 20:08:07

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skatpot Thu 27-Feb-14 20:20:33

Margeaux

dontevenblink Fri 28-Feb-14 09:01:38

I really like the name Arianne, worked with a French girl with this name a few years ago and always thought it was really pretty sounding.

SusanBlinker Sat 01-Mar-14 07:14:38

My name is Fabienne. People really struggle to pronounce it here in England. The amount of times I have been called Fabian is just ridiculous.

I like Françoise.

ImpOfDarkness Sat 01-Mar-14 09:43:47

These threads always end up with lists of names that no French mum has used for the past forty years... FWIW little girls at DS's nursery are Hanna, Aliya, Nour, Justine, Clémence, Ludivine, Maëlle, Raphaëlle. One of them has a sister called Beyoncé grin

mrsgumpy Sat 01-Mar-14 20:47:13

My favourite French name is Sabine.

I also like Simone.

Monmouth Sat 01-Mar-14 21:56:12

Annias.

ImpOfDarkness Sun 02-Mar-14 07:28:40

Annias is not a French name. Nor are Etoile, Ginevra or Ismeria.

FirstTimeMom12 Sun 02-Mar-14 07:34:59

Delphine, always loved this name

IsabellaRockerfeller Sun 02-Mar-14 07:48:19

Love Delphine/ Delphi!

Also
Celeste
Clara
Juliette
Zoe

CaptainCorellisVentolin Sun 02-Mar-14 08:40:27

Emilie
Oceane
Loé
Tessy
Magali
Severine
Aimee
Eline
Sandrine
Quirine
Fleur
Lucille

scarletforya Sun 02-Mar-14 08:44:17

Genevieve and Vivienne are both beautiful.

hollyisalovelyname Sun 02-Mar-14 08:56:15

Aurelie
Annick
Clemency

hollyisalovelyname Sun 02-Mar-14 08:58:28

Mariel
Marielle

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