French boy names

Updated: April 10th, 2024

French names have a unique charm and flair, often with a strong sense of cultural history behind them. And while the most popular French male names have remained largely the same over the years, there are some interesting trends and patterns emerging in recent years. According to data from INSEE, the French national statistics agency, Arthur has been the most popular French boy's name while Ethan is also rising quickly in popularity. For those looking for something a bit different, there are plenty of other interesting names to explore.

Below is a list of some of the most popular French boy's names from recent years.

Born of the Right Hand
Judge is God
Stoneworker, Stone Worker, To Make
It will Enlarge, God Would Multiply, Yahweh Will Add, Jehova Increases
Gemini, Twin
Dearly Loved, Beloved, Courageous Hero who Killed Goliath King of Israel
Free Man, Husband, Strong, Full-grown
Given, Protector, Lord, Give
Molded From, Humanity, A Prophet's Name, Man of Earth
Anointed Christian, Belonging to Christ
Yahweh has Given, Gift of Jehovah
Keeper of the Forest
Beautiful Gaze, Handsome, Pretty
Saviour, Splendid, Owner of a New Home, Bright
Merciful, Servant, Inventor of the Corn Mill, Soldier
God is My Salvation, Old Welshman, Form of Elijah, Elliot
Healing, Healer, Mythical Leader, The Lord is Salvation
Hunter, Huntsman
House, Ruler, Laurel
A Bowman Or Archer, An English Surname, Noteworthy and Valorous
The Lord is My God, Form of Elijah
Fight, Loud, Struggle, Renowned Warrior
God with Us
Vanishing, Fragility, Vapour, Healthy
Victory of the People, Victorious Person
Heart, Spirit, Intelligent, Bright Mind
Bear-strength, Bear-like, Bonnet, Bear
Form of Theodore, Courageous People, Wealthy Protector, Wealth and Keep
Great Plains, Big, Tall
Honorable, Bright through Nobility, Noble Famous, Highborn
Wealthy Man, Diminutive of Caspar, Case, Vain
The Brave
Fertility, To Tame, Conqueror, Spirit
A Town in Central France, From the Raven Farm, Champagne
Reference to the French Town Dax, Water
Guards Wisely, Advice, Decision Protector, Strong Defender
Son of Nicholas, People's Victory, Triumphant People
Game Reserve, Guardian, Park Warden, Various Things
Crossing, Toll Collector, To Cross the River, Similar to a Surname
Steward of Horses, Marshall, Horse-keeper, Shoeing Smith
Counsel from the Elves, Supernaturally Wise, Name of a King, All and Peace
High-spirited, Firebrand, Son of Ty
Redhead, Russet, Red Skinned, Red-head
Free, French Man, The Element Francesco Which Means Frenchman, Little Frenchwoman
God has Healed
Christmas, God is with Us
Of the Woods, Woodsman, Forest, Lives in Wood
Foot-soldier, Curly Haired, To Be Strong, Man from Troyes
Gift of Yahweh
Who is Aware In All Thing Always, Reference to the French Town Dax, Water, Badger
Keeper of the Gate, A Porter Gatekeeper, One who Carries Goods, Door
Traveler, The Third
From Anvers, Valley Ferry, Variant of the Surname Danvers, Dane Crossing
One who Cuts Cloth, To Cut, Tailor, Schneider
Isis was the Principal Goddess of Ancient Egypt, Rich, Dorians, From Doris
From Airelle, Variant of Darrel Open
Arrow Maker, Arror Featherer
Form of the Latin Marcellus, Young Warrior, Hammer, Warlike
Lion of God
From the Queen's Estate, Fifth in Order, Fifth-Born Son
Assayer, Measure, A Pledge, Oath
Good, A Blessing
Oarsman, Champagne, A Town in Central France, Abbreviation of Remington
Canon, Priest
Candle Maker, Candle-maker
Youthful, Julia, Illustrious Roman Family, Jove's Child
The Lion, Leo, Form of Leonard
Handsome Friend, Good-looking Companion
Beam of Light, Grace, Regal, Protection
Woodsman, Forest, From the Wood, Wood-dweller
Polite, Courteous, Courtly, The Words Curt Meaning Short
Fighter, Brave
Michel, Michael, Who is Like God
The Strong, Vigorous
Homeland, Land, A Lance
Abbreviation of Jonathan, God is Merciful, Jehovah has been Gracious
Mountain Belonging to the Ruler, Gomerics Hill
Talon Claw, Sharp
The Golden One
The King, Inspired By a Family Name
God of the Vine, Dedicated to Dionysos, Named for Saint Denys
Foreign, Waleis, Welshman, Man from Wales
Lisp, Stutter, One who Stammers, The Element Blaesus Which Means Lisping Stammering
Counsel Power, Born Again, Form of Reginald, Reborn
From the Island
Stoneworker, Mason
Brilliant and Raven, Will, Shining Pledge, Bright Warrior
Of the Sea, Defence, Form of Mark, Warlike
Pierces, Pierce the Vale
Earth-Lover, Dedicated to Demeter
Light, Shining, The Bright, Daylight Babies
From Hadria, Adriatic Sea
Stoneworker, Mason
Power, Rich, Country and Powerful, Ruler
Ors, Bear Like, Ormond's Son, Inspired By a Family Name
Farmer, Collector of Taxes on Grain
Family Name, Of the Forest Men, Strawberry, French Town
The Stone, The Rock
Hardy, Strong, Courageous, Bärenstarke
Homeland, Power, Rich, Powerful
The God of Thunder, Pull, Stubborn, Powerful
Offered to the Lord, Belonging to the Lord
Warrior, Valley, Staff of the God, Wood
Nobel, Follower of a Nobleman, Ass, God-helmet
The Marquis
Elf, Protection, Safety, Rich
Hairless, The Little Bald One
From Airelle, Loved, Like Darcy, Form of Daryl
Illustrious Roman Family, Dedicated to Jupiter
Observer Explorer
Oil Tree, Army, Warrior, Elf
Feeds on flower, Highly praiseworthy, Inestimable
Scottish Form of Joan Gracious Gift from God, John
Legendary Son of Roycol, Devotee, Prince, Lord
Courteous, Courtly
The Elements Destiny, Destiny
Pull, Stubborn, Thunder Ruler, Puller
A Canon, Child of Canns People, Knowing, Young Wolf
God is with Us
Ward of the Forest
Boyish, Spring Like, Youthful, Alder
Exalted, Man from Sebaste
Heaven, Sky
With Honor, Gervaise, Driver, Servant of the Spear
Give, Form of Daryl, Like Darcy, Darling
Priest, Canon
Son of Elder, Alice
He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Manly, Protect and Man
The Elements Derne Meaning Hidden Secret
God is Merciful, Blessing
Imitating, Rival, Rivaling
The Marquis
A Town in Calvados, Give, France, From Airelle
Settler of Cord, Seiler, Sea from the Stem End
Firebrand, Son of Ty, High-spirited
Lord Shiva, Musical
Huntsman, Hunter
God is My Salvation, Variant of Elijah
God of War Mars Ordained, Dedicated to Mars
Wealth and Protection, Wealthy Protector, Guardian of Property
French Form of Jacob Supplanter, He who Supplants, Yahweh May Protect
Pierce the Vale
Flower, Highly praiseworthy, Priceless
Stoneworker, Mason
A Region of Southern Italy, Light, From Lucania, Illumination
Dear, Loved
Lion, Leo
Renowned Warrior, Fame and War, Fight, Light
Snub Nosed, Court-dweller, Court Meaning Short, Courtly
From the Fortified Hill Or Castle
Man, The Brave, Manly, Masculine
Alexandra, Protect and Man, Manly
Polite, Courtly, Courteous
Powerful, Rich, Power, Peace
Flag, Ensign Bearer
Prevail, Fame, Famous Landowner, Renowned
The Marquis
The Stranger, God and Peace, Peaceful Ruler, Composition
Yew, God is Merciful, Shrub, The Archeress
Fine Brandies are the Principal Product of Rheims, Champagne, A Town in Central France
Canon, Priest, Occupational Name, Official of the Church
Embattled, Eager, Fight, Noble and Fast
Wished-for Child, Sea of Bitterness, Star, Bitter
Red, King, Royal, Rye Hill
God of the Vine, From Saint Denis, Denise, Place Name
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