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  1. ABELLE: French form of Spanish Abella, possibly meaning "bee."
  2. ACELINE: Feminine form of Norman French Acelin, meaning "little noble one." 
  3. ADÉLAÏDE: French form of Old High German Adalhaid, meaning "noble sort."
  4. ADELAIS: Derivative of Old French Ad�la�de, meaning "noble sort."
  5. ADÈLE: Short form of Old French Ad�la�de, meaning "noble sort."
  6. ADÉLIE: Elaborated form of French Adèle, meaning "noble sort."
  7. ADELINE: Diminutive form of French Adèle, meaning "little noble."
  8. ADELLE: French form of German Adala, meaning "noble."
  9. ADELPHE: French form of Latin Adelphia, meaning "born of the same womb; sibling."
  10. ADRIENNE: Feminine form of French Adrien, meaning "from Hadria."
  11. AGACE: Medieval French form of Latin Agatha, meaning "good."
  12. AGATE: Old French jewel name, meaning "agate."
  13. AGLAË: French form of Greek Aglaia, meaning "beauty, splendor."
  14. AGNÈS: French form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
  15. AGRIPPINE: French form of Russian Agrippina, meaning "wild horse."
  16. AIMÉE: French name, derived from the French word aimée, meaning "much loved."
  17. ALAINA: Feminine form of French Alain, possibly meaning "little rock." 
  18. ALAIS: Contracted form of Old French Adelais, meaning "noble sort."
  19. ALAYNA: Variant spelling of French Alaina, possibly meaning "little rock." 
  20. ALBERTINE: Feminine form of French Albert, meaning "bright nobility."
  21. ALEXANDRIE: Feminine form of French Alexandre, meaning "defender of mankind."
  22. ALEXANDRINE: French form of Latin Alexandrina, meaning "defender of mankind."
  23. ALIÉNOR: Old Proven�al name of Germanic origin, derived from the element ali, meaning "foreign, the other." 
  24. ALINE: Contracted form of French Adeline, meaning "little noble." Compare with another form of Aline.

  25. ALISON: Norman French form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort." In use by the English and Scottish. Compare with another form of Alison.

  26. ALPHONSINE: Feminine form of French Alphonse, meaning "noble and ready."
  27. ALVERY: Norman French form of Visigothic Alverad, meaning "elf council."
  28. AMALINE: Old Norman French form of German Emmeline, meaning "work."
  29. AMANDINE: French form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
  30. AMARANTE: French form of Latin Amarantha, meaning "unfading."
  31. AMBRE: French form of English Amber, meaning "amber."
  32. AMBROSINE: Feminine form of French Ambroise, meaning "immortal."
  33. AMÉLIE: French form of German Amalia, meaning "work."
  34. AMORETTE: French name meaning "little love." 
  35. ANAÏS: French form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace."
  36. ANASTAISE: Variant spelling of French Anastasie, meaning "resurrection."
  37. ANASTASIE: Feminine form of French Anastase, meaning "resurrection."
  38. ANDRÉE: Feminine form of French André, meaning "man; warrior."
  39. ANDROMAQUE: French form of Greek Andromache, meaning "man battle" or "warrior battle."
  40. ANETTE: Variant spelling of French Annette, meaning "favor; grace."
  41. ANGÈLE: French feminine form of Latin Angelus, meaning "angel, messenger."
  42. ANGELINE: Diminutive form of French Angèle, meaning "angel, messenger."
  43. ANGELIQUE: French feminine form of Latin Angelicus, meaning "angelic."
  44. ANN: Variant spelling of French Anne, meaning "favor; grace."
  45. ANNE: French form Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace." Compare with masculine Anne.
  46. ANNETTE: Diminutive form of French Anne, meaning "favor; grace."
  47. ANOUK: Pet form of French Anne, meaning "favor; grace."
  48. ANOUSKA: French form of Russian Annushka, meaning "favor; grace."
  49. ANTOINETTE: Feminine diminutive form of French Antoine, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
  50. APOLLINE: French form of Latin Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo."
  51. ARABELLE: French form of Italian Arabella, meaning "answered prayer."
  52. ARIANE: French form of Latin Ariadne, meaning "utterly pure."
  53. ARIANNE: French form of Latin Ariadne, meaning "utterly pure."
  54. ARIENNE: French form of Latin Ariadne, meaning "utterly pure."
  55. ARLETTE: Probably a Norman French double diminutive form of the German word arn "eagle," hence "tiny little eagle."
  56. ARMELLE: Feminine form of French Armel, meaning "stone prince."
  57. ARNAUDE: Feminine form of French Arnaud, meaning "eagle power."
  58. ATHENAIS: French name derived from Latin Athena, meaning "of Athena."
  59. AUDE: French form of Swedish Öda, meaning "deeply rich."
  60. AURÉLIE: Feminine form of French Aurèle, meaning "golden."
  61. AURORE: French form of Roman Latin Aurora, meaning "dawn."
  62. AVELINE: Old Norman French equivalent of English Avila, meaning "little Eve." 
  63. AVRIL: French form of English April, meaning "to open." 
  64. AXELLE: French feminine form of Scandinavian Axel, meaning "father of peace."
  65. BARBE: French form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
  66. BATHYLLE: French form of Old High German Balthild, meaning "bold battle."
  67. BATILDE: French form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
  68. BÉATRICE: French form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
  69. BÉNÉDICTE: Feminine form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
  70. BENJAMINE: French feminine form of French Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
  71. BENOÎTE: Feminine form of French Benoît, meaning "blessed."
  72. BERDINE: Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear." 
  73. BÉRÉNICE: French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
  74. BERNADETTE: Contracted form of French Bernardette, meaning "bold as a bear."
  75. BERNADINE: Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear."
  76. BERNARDE: Feminine form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
  77. BERNARDETTE: Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
  78. BERNARDINE: Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
  79. BERNETTA: Pet form of French Bernadine, meaning "bringer of victory."
  80. BERTHE: French form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
  81. BIANCA: Italian form of French Blanche, meaning "white." 
  82. BIBI: From a French word used as a term of endearment, meaning "bauble, toy."
  83. BLANCHE: French name meaning "white." 
  84. BLANCHEFLEUR: Variant spelling of French Blancheflour, meaning "white flower." In Arthurian legend, this was the name of the sweetheart of Perceval in Chrétian de Troyes' Perceval, le Conte du Graal.
  85. BLANCHEFLOR: Old French and Middle English form of French Blancheflour, meaning "white flower."
  86. BLANCHEFLOUR: French Arthurian legend name from Flores and Blancheflour, a popular romantic poem from the Middle Ages. Blancheflour was Tristan's mother, known as the "white flower" of the House of Cornwall. She was the daughter of King Felix, sister to King Mark of Cornwall, and wife to Rivalen, Lord of Armenye. 
  87. BRIGITTE: French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  88. CADICE: French name meaning "chief."
  89. CAMILLE: French unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  90. CAPUCINE: From the French flower name, meaning "nasturtium." This name was borne by the French actress who played Inspector Clouseau's wife in "The Pink Panther."
  91. CAROLE: French form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
  92. CAROLINE: Pet form of French Carole, meaning "man."
  93. CATELINE: Variant form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
  94. CATERINE: Old French form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
  95. CATHARINE: Variant spelling of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
  96. CATHERINE: Later spelling of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
  97. CÉCILE: French form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  98. CÉLESTE: French feminine form of Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
  99. CÉLESTINE: Feminine form of French Célestin, meaning "heavenly."
  100. CÉLINE: French feminine form of Roman Cælinus, meaning "heaven."
  101. CENDRILLON: Original French form of English Cinderella, meaning "little ashes."
  102. CERISE: French name meaning "cherry." 
  103. CHANTAL: French surname transferred to forename use, meaning "stony place."
  104. CHARLINE: Feminine form of French Charles, meaning "man."
  105. CHARLOTTE: Feminine form of French Charlot, meaning "man."
  106. CHLOÉ: French form of Latin Chloe, meaning "green shoot."
  107. CHRISTELLE: Pet form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  108. CHRISTIA: Pet form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  109. CHRISTIANE: Feminine form of French Chrestien or Chr�tien, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with another form of Christiane.
  110. CHRISTINE: French from of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  111. CLAIRE: French form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
  112. CLAIRENE: Pet form of French Claire, meaning "clear, bright."
  113. CLARICE: Medieval French form of Latin Clarissa, meaning "fame."
  114. CLARISSE: French form of Latin Clarissa, meaning "fame."
  115. CLAUDETTE: Diminutive form of French Claudia, meaning "little lame one."
  116. CLAUDIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Claudius and French Claude, both meaning "lame."
  117. CLAUDIE: Pet form of French Claudia, meaning "lame."
  118. CLAUDINE: Diminutive form of French Claudia, meaning "little lame one."
  119. CLEMÉNCE: Feminine form of French Clément, meaning "gentle and merciful."
  120. CLEMENTINE: French form of Latin Clementina, meaning "of Clementius."
  121. CLOTILDE: French form of German Clotilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
  122. COLETTE: Short form of French Nicolette, meaning "victor of the people."
  123. COLOMBE: French unisex form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
  124. CORINE: Variant spelling of French Corinne, meaning "maiden."
  125. CORINNE: French form of Latin Corinna, meaning "maiden."
  126. CORNÉLIE: Feminine form of French Corneille, meaning "of a horn."
  127. COSETTE: Literary name derived from an Old French slang word (cosette) for something small and trivial, meaning "little thing of no importance." Victor Hugo gave this name to the illegitimate daughter of Fantine in his novel Les Misérables
  128. CUNÉGONDE: French form of German Kunigunde, meaning "brave war."
  129. CUSTANCE: French form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast." 
  130. CYRILLE: French unisex form of English Cyril, meaning "lord."
  131. DANETTE: French feminine form of Hebrew Daniyel (English Daniel), meaning "God is my judge." 
  132. DANIÈLE: French feminine form of Hebrew Daniyel (English Daniel), meaning "God is my judge." 
  133. DANIELLE: French feminine form of Hebrew Daniyel (English Daniel), meaning "God is my judge." 
  134. DELINE: Short form of French Adeline, meaning "noble." 
  135. DELPHINE: French form of Latin Delphina, meaning "woman from Delphi." Because of its association with the "delphinium," this name is sometimes given as a flower name.
  136. DENI: Pet form of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  137. DENISE: Feminine form French Denis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  138. DÉSIRÉE: Feminine form of French Désiré, meaning "desired." 
  139. DIANE: French form of Latin Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  140. DIANNE: Variant spelling of French Diane, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  141. DIDIANE: Feminine form of French Didier, meaning "longing."
  142. DIEUDONNÉE: Feminine form of French Dieudonné, meaning "God-given."
  143. DIONE: Feminine form of French Dion, a name derived from Latin Dio ("Zeus" or "god"), a short form of longer names of Greek origin beginning with Dio-. Compare with another form of Dione.
  144. DIONNE: Variant spelling of French Dione, a short form of longer names of Greek origin beginning with Dio-, meaning "god" or "Zeus."
  145. DOMINIQUE: French unisex form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  146. DONATIENNE: Feminine form of French Donatien, meaning "given (by God)."
  147. DORIANE: French feminine form of English Dorian, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."
  148. DOROTHÉE: French form of Latin Dorothea, meaning "gift of God."
  149. ÉDITH: French form of English Edith, meaning "rich battle."
  150. EDWIGE: French form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."

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