110 French Dog Names Because Everything Sounds Better in French

Oui, oui, ma chérie!

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110 French Dog Names

Pretty much everything sounds better in French. Someone could pretty much be cursing at you in the worst way and it would still sound like terms of endearment. Ma chérie translates as "my dear," which is basically how you feel every time you look into your pet's big, sweet eyes. Which is why you'll love this list of 110 French dog names. Allons-y! (Let's go!)


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Fabulous French names for boy dogs

For the little boy dogs in need of a little French name, this list is stacked full of awesome Fabulous French names for boy dogs that any canine would come running to.


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  • Adrien
  • Alexandre
  • Andre
  • Bastien
  • Bruno
  • Claude
  • Enzo
  • Gaspard
  • Georges
  • Godard
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  • Gustave
  • Henri
  • Léo
  • Louis
  • Lucas
  • Marc
  • Mathieu
  • Maurice
  • Maxime
  • Michel
  • Napoleon


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  • Philippe
  • Raphaël
  • Théo
  • Vincent
  • Yanis
  • Valentin
  • Olivier
  • Marceau
  • Pogba
  • Joakim
  • Didier


Fantastic French names for girl dogs

For the furry femme, these French female dog names capture a wide range of characteristics and personality types, from bold and brash to soft and sweet.

  • Adrienne
  • Agnès
  • Aimée
  • Amelie
  • Apolline
  • Arielle
  • Brigitte
  • Camille
  • Capucine
  • Carmen
  • Céleste
  • Céline
  • Coco
  • Danielle


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  • Eva
  • Gabrielle
  • Ida
  • Isabelle
  • Jeanne
  • Liliane
  • Lise
  • LouLou
  • Madeline
  • Margaux
  • Marie
  • Marion
  • Mélanie
  • Minu
  • Morgane
  • Patricia



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  • Paulette
  • Romy
  • Rosa
  • Yvette


Names for dogs inspired by French cuisine

A great compliment to a French dog, or a French-loving pet parent, is French cuisine, and you can combine your love of both in cute French dog names inspired by food!


  • Brie
  • Confit
  • Crêpe
  • Croissant
  • Croque Monsieur/Madame
  • Escargot
  • Fondue
  • Magret
  • Poulet
  • Quiche
  • Ratatouille
  • Soufflé
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French dog names and their meanings

Love a French name but not really sure what you're saying? These lovely French dog names include their meanings in English to help you find the best fit for your canine friend.

  • Adeline: Noble
  • Anouk: Grace
  • Antoine: Highly praise-worthy
  • Baptiste: Baptist
  • Bébé: Voyager
  • Bisou: Kiss
  • Chanel: Canal
  • Chérie: Darling
  • Delphine: Dolphin
  • Emmanuel: God is with us
  • Estelle: Star
  • Fabien; Bean grower
  • François: From France
  • Geneviève: Woman of the family
  • Gérard: Brave spear-warrior
  • Hugo: Mind, intellect
  • Jacques: Supplanter
  • Jean: God is gracious
  • Joséphine: God will increase
  • Juliette; Youthful
  • Léa: Weary
  • Marcel: Young warrior


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  • Martine: Mars, warlike
  • Mathilde: Strong in war
  • Nicolas; Victory of the people
  • Pepé: Grandpa
  • Pierre: Stone
  • Rémy: Oarsman; remedy
  • Simone: To hear or listen
  • Thierry: The ruler of the people
  • Violette: Purple flower
  • Zidane: Growth and progress

Do you need more inspiration for your new pet’s name?

Pets are like our children. We love them, care for them, and we get to dress them up in adorable outfits — if that's a thing we feel like doing! So it's extra important that we take time to find the perfect name that reflects our new pet's personality and potential. Naming can be hard, which is why we've gathered nine pet-naming techniques to find the perfect fit, as well as assembled a handful of our most beloved lists of pet names!


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