Uncommon Female Dog Names of French Origin

French people love dogs, and many popular dog breeds around the world are originated in France, for instance French Bulldog, Mastiff, Poodle, Basset Hound, Bichon Frise, Brittany Spaniel, Great Pyrenees, and Papillon. These dogs can be found anywhere, and they are showing the world the style and flair of France.


French breed dogs deserve French dog names, and one of these beautiful French dog names will be the perfect option for your puppies. All of these dog names are originated in French language, they have great meanings and they sound romantic and melodic. For example, Emma is the most popular female name in French, and it means "whole; completeness".

Whether you are looking for a hunting dog name, or a guarding dog name, or a lovely name for your toy poodle, you will find your perfect option here. Check out this list of female dog names of French origin and enjoy!

Adele: Noble, soft, tender.

Aimee: Beloved, from French "aimer" meaning "to love".
Ambre: French form of Amber.
Anais: Grace.
Aubrey: Fair leader.
Bailey: Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification.
Belle: beautiful. Name of one of Disney's most popular heroines.
Bibi: Lady of the house.
Bisoux: Kiss.
Blanche: White, pure. Associated with whiteness as in purity, and beauty.
Catan: Baby doll.
Cherie: Dear, darling.
Cannes: Opulent resort of Southern France.
Cerise: Cherry.
Cezanne: Paul Cezanne was considered the father of modern art.
Cherie: Beloved.
Chloe: Green shoot. Originally used to symbolize the fertility goddess Demeter in blooming and verdant glory.
Chanel: Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel was the legendary fashion designer. Also a number of famous perfumes.
Coco: A fashionable name in reference to Gabrielle Coco Chanel.
Elle: French form of Helen, which means "sun ray".
Esme: Esteemed, loved.
Emilie: Winning.
Etoile: Star.
Fifi: Lucky.
Fleur: Flower.
Francia: French.
Gigi: Trustworthy, hard worker.
Joie: Joy.
Leona: Like a lion. Feminine of Leon.
Liberte: The female symbol of the French revolution of 1830.
Loire: Longest river in France, known for being full of beautiful chateaux and producing pleasant white wine.
Lucie: Light.
Lulu: Famous warrior.
Lunette: Little moon.

Macy: Weapon. Also a place name for "Matthew's estate".
Margo: Pearl. Variant of Margaret.
Mason: A person who works with stones.
Maxime: Greatest.
Merrill: A little leader.
Miette: Small, sweet thing.
Mimi: Faithful. Pet name for Marilyn or Miriam.
Mignon: Cute. Literary name first used by the poet Goethe.
Mirabelle: Wonderful.
Moliere: Early master of satire.
Monet: Claude Monet was a gifted impressionist painter.
Nancy: City situated in the Lorraine region of France.
Ninon: Favor, grace.
Noel: Christmas.
Orlene: Gold.
Page: Young servant.
Quincy: Estate of the fifth son.
Reine: Queen, royalty.
Sacha: Defender of man.
Sidney: Derived from the Norman French place name Saint Denis.
Soleil: The sun.
Yann: God is gracious.
Zoe: Life.
Zola: Brave and important 19th century novelist.

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