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French Name Generator

Welcome to the French Name Generator! Use this idea generator to generate thousands of possibilities for French names. Have fun!

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10 tips for coming up with French names

  1. Look at the lists of popular French names to help brainstorm ideas.
  2. Check out French novels and other literature for inspiration.
  3. Explore French historical figures and royalty for name suggestions.
  4. Experiment with combining names to form unique options.
  5. Observe the French language for interesting nuances and sounds.
  6. Incorporate your family heritage into name choices.
  7. Refer to geographical areas for interesting names.
  8. Incur dialogue from native French speakers for advice.
  9. Research the etymologies of French names.
  10. Review the meanings associated with French names.

Popular French Names For Boys and Girls

The French have many famous names that are used today. Some of the most popular include: Bastien, Adele, Manon, Jules, and Louise. These are the most well known singers from the country and are popular around the world. However, the list is endless.

Why should you use a French Name Generator?

Using a French Name Generator is a great way to get creative and explore and find a unique, meaningful French name. It is especially useful if you have French heritage and want a name that reflects that or when trying to come up with a name for a French-inspired character, place or thing. The French Name Generator can expose you to lots of options that may be unfamiliar and exciting, allowing you to find the perfect name to match your needs.

So many ideas, but can I use the French names for free?

All random French names created with this tool are 100% free to use without any need to provide credit (although we do appreciate the occasional shoutout). Be a little careful though, as there is always a small chance that an idea already belongs to someone else.

Is there a limit to how much I can generate with this random French Name Generator?

There's thousands of French names in this French Name Generator, so you won't need to be worried that we'll run out anytime soon. Just have fun with it.

For even more ideas and some additional options, be sure to also check out the French Name Generator over on The Story Shack.

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