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Best French Dog Names

The French are known for their style and flair, and one of these beautiful French dog names might be the perfect choice for your pup.

French is a language that sounds romantic and melodic, and the names on this page will just roll off your tongue!

I've included the meaning of each name whenever possible, and at the bottom of the page you'll also find a list of some of the most popular French dog breeds.


From Paris With Love!

For Male Puppies

Andre - brave

Amoux - eagle wolf

Armand - soldier

Beau - handsome

Cesar - has lots of hair

Charly - man

Dix - the number '10'

Durand - enduring

Felix - lucky

Francois - Free

Frederic - peaceful ruler

Guy - fighter

Henri - ruler

Jacques - French for Jacob

Jerard - rules by the spear

Leo - lion

Louis - warrior

Luc - light

Max - great

Maxim - the greatest

Morris - dark skinned

Noel - born at Christmas

Orville - town of gold

Pako - free

Pierre - rock

Pepin - little seed

Quincy - fifth son

Ray - regal

Regis - to rule or manage

Romeo - strong, loving and brave

Theo - gift of God

For Female Puppies

Aimee - beloved

Anais - grace

Belle - beautiful

Bibi - alive

Bisoux - kiss

Blanche - white

Catan - baby doll

Cherie - beloved

Chloe - green shoot

Chanel - famous French perfume

Coco -chocolate or cocoa bean

Elle - she or her

Esme - esteemed, loved

Emilie - winning

Fifi - lucky

Fleur - flower

Gigi - trustworthy, hard worker

Joie - joy

Leona - like a lion

Lucie - light

Lulu - famous warrior

Margo - pearl

Mimi - faithful

Mignon - delicate

Ninon - favor, grace

Reine - queen, royalty

Sacha - defender of man

Soleil - the sun

Zoe - life

Popular French Dog Breeds

Probably the most well-known of the Gallic dog breeds is the French Poodle whose carefully groomed look just oozes style and sophistication. But the Poodle was originally bred to help hunters and retrieve small game from lakes and rivers.

There are many, many more French dog breeds. Many of them are also sturdy, working dogs others are lapdogs or companions. Here are a few of the most popular ones:

Basset Hound

Bichon Frise


Bouvier de Flandres


Brittany Spaniel

Coton de Tulear

Dogue de Bordeaux

French Bulldog

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen

Great Pyrenees



Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

If you'd like to see a selection of dog names take a look at these....

› French Dog Names

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