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Inspired suggestions for French-ish sounding boys names please!

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jenpet Thu 10-Jul-08 18:30:33

Have only got Samuel, Luc and Felix on our list so far, none of which seem quite right. Don't want anything TOO French in case we (or he!) ever move back to the UK! Have got about 6 weeks left (hopefully)Thanks!

greenelizabeth Thu 10-Jul-08 18:31:46

I really liked Arnaud (just pronounced ARno) when I was pg. My x hated it though.

What about Grégoire or Téo?

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Quattrocento Thu 10-Jul-08 18:32:20

Ah, we're talking boy's names then?

I can think of these -

Marc, Daniel, Matthieu,

Louandben Thu 10-Jul-08 18:35:09

Xavier, Charles, Henry/Henri, Edward/Edouard?

Marina Thu 10-Jul-08 18:35:39

Jerome
Theo
Sebastien
Max
Philippe
Stephan
Christian
Guy

jenpet Thu 10-Jul-08 18:38:15

Some great ones! I love Jacques, but already have DS1 - Jake. Matthieu I like a lot - is it used in the UK much? Arnaud is pretty cool, but I can see DH hating it too...will put it to him over dinner...

Sparkletastic Thu 10-Jul-08 18:39:21

Leon - from the film grin

mummyloveslucy Thu 10-Jul-08 18:40:25

I like lewis.smile

hatrick Thu 10-Jul-08 18:40:48

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Sparkletastic Thu 10-Jul-08 18:41:04

Would have to be Louis though

jenpet Thu 10-Jul-08 18:41:44

I love Theo too, but am put off a bit as there are already 2 in DS1's primary school of 50 children. Leon is fab, I remember the film, but it also makes me think of Leon the pig farmer! Still, plenty to discuss this evening...thanks grin

TsarChasm Thu 10-Jul-08 18:41:54

Emile after the great Emile Zola.

Califrau Thu 10-Jul-08 18:43:15

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jenpet Thu 10-Jul-08 18:43:52

Nicolas we love, and it's a "family" name too, but will be a middle name I think as in our area it has met with frowns due to unpopularity of Mr Sarkozy....

Sparkletastic Thu 10-Jul-08 18:44:06

Oh yes - pig farmer not so good... Both will be distant memories by DS2's school days though wink

wessexgirl Thu 10-Jul-08 18:45:11

We've just had a lovely Jules over to play.

ButterflyBessie Thu 10-Jul-08 18:45:45

Fabian
Olivier
Thomas
Philippe - shortens to fifi grin
Bernard - soft d at end

Othersideofthechannel Thu 10-Jul-08 18:46:48

Etienne?

jenpet Thu 10-Jul-08 18:48:03

ButterflyBessie spookily he has been Bernard on this inside since before we even knew the sex! - no soft d though - emphasised heavy Yorkshire accent!!

nailpolish Thu 10-Jul-08 18:48:26

Lewis is a scottish island hmm

Guy is cool

lou031205 Thu 10-Jul-08 18:50:19

I knew a Piers - very cool imo.

mummyloveslucy Thu 10-Jul-08 19:01:18

Oh well, it just sounds french to me. blush

Califrau Thu 10-Jul-08 19:07:03

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llareggub Thu 10-Jul-08 19:07:36

Julien
Eric
Jerome

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