If you added a new family member to your house this month, why not choose a French name for him or her? After all, French is the “Language of Love” and February is all about romance. Here are 15 French names that you are sure to love almost as much as you love your new best friend.
France is famous for this decadent cheese and it’s the perfect name for your little dog that likes the finer things in life.
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French for “beloved,” it’s a perfect name for the little girl that’s stolen your heart. It’s short and sweet and people will understand the meaning.
This beautiful name means “happy” or “lucky,” making it great name for your happy-go lucky best friend.
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#4 – Pascal
This name has become more common since it was the little chameleon in Disney’s very popular Tangled. It’s a cute boy name for an adventurous dog that’s maybe a bit mischievous (in a well-meaning way).
#5 – Vivien
Meaning “alive, animated, lively,” this is great name for a highly-spirited dog of any size. Can be shortened to Viv or Vi.
#6 – Esmé
Made popular by the Twlight franchise, this name means “esteemed or loved.” It is actually unisex, so you can feel free to use it regardless of your dog’s gender.
#7 – Aubin
A perfect name for a white dog, since it means “white.” While that may seem boring and obvious, it’s sounds cool and is a good conversation starter.
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#8 – Franc
Meaning “French,” it’s a fun name to say and seems like it would be a good name for a little dog, perhaps a poodle or a doxie.
#9 – Horace
This is the perfect French name if your new dog is a sighthound or sighthound mix. It means “has good eyesight.”
#10 – Leon
Have a little lion lying around the house? French for “lion,” Leon would be a great name for a Pomeranian or Chow Chow.
#11 – Baldoin
This name means “brave friend” and we think that makes it perfect for man’s best friend. Baldoin could work for a small or large dog whose loyal and courageous.
#12 – Percevel
One of King Author’s Knights, described as “pure and innocent.” It’s a great name for your noble dog, especially since we know dogs are truly pure of heart.
#13 – Fleur
A sweet name for a little girl and also perfect for Valentine’s Day, Fluer means “Flower” in French. As a Bonus, it’s also a name used in Harry Potter so fans of the series will recognize the name.
Have comic book fans in your house? Then they will be please so see that Marvel is a French word meaning “to wonder or admire.” And who doesn’t admire their dog? This name will probably make everyone in the house happy.
#15 – André
This name is the French version of the Greek name meaning “male warrior.” If your new family member has some spirit, this name would be a good choice.