Female dog names in French

Female Dog Names In French: 303+ Exotique Names

Female dog names in French are some of the most unique names for dogs you for your female pup. And they are not for French dog breeds only. 

Maybe you’re obsessed with the French and their culture – their food, style, people, or their NAMES. Whatever your reasons are, we have a list of the best French dog names (and some of their meanings) for You.

Picking a dog name for your canine should, therefore, be a treat. Enjoy!

Cute Female Dog Names in French

  1. Papillon (butterfly)
  2. Esmé (esteemed or loved)
  3. Bijou (jewel)
  4. Libellule (dragonfly)
  5. Fleur (flower)
  6. Coquelicot (poppy)
  7. Fille (girl)
  8. Amie (friend)
  9. Vivien (Lively)
  10. Coquette (flirt)
  11. Félicité (happy or lucky)
  12. Amé (beloved)

A – Z List of French Female Dog Names.

French Dog Names That Start With A

  1. Abella: Breath
  2. Alouette: Lark
  3. Aurore: Dawn
  4. Alix: Of nobility
  5. Angéle: Angel
  6. Anaise: Gracious
  7. Aimeé: Beloved
  8. Alienor: Pity
  9. Alizée: Trade wind
  10. Angelette: Little Angel
  11. Allura: Entice, attract
  12. Angeline: Angel
  13. Adette: Nobility, noble

Cute French Dog Names Starting With B

  1. Bérénice: Brings victory
  2. Bleu: Blue
  3. Brie: Marshland
  4. Blanche: White
  5. Baie: Bay, bright
  6. Brigitte: Strength
  7. Bichette: Young doe
  8. Brittany: From Briton
  9. Bibi: Toy, delight, lady of the house
  10. Belle: Beautiful
  11. Beline: Goddess
  12. Baize: Dark brown

Cute Dog Names In French Starting With C

  1. Célina: Heaven, sky
  2. Ciel: From heaven
  3. Chantilly: White
  4. Chloé: Blooming
  5. Candide: White
  6. Camille: Youth attendant
  7. Chardonnay: White
  8. Cherie: Darling
  9. Cerise: Cherry
  10. Chanel: Dwells near the canal
  11. Cybele: Mother of the gods
  12. Cadeau: Gift
  13. Clairette: Bright
  14. Caprice: Impulsive

French Girl Dog Names Starting With D

  1. Dior: Golden
  2. Dionne: Goddess
  3. Desirée: Desired
  4. Dorothée: God’s gift
  5. Dory, Doré: Gift of God
  6. Dariela: Dear one
  7. Darcy: Dark one
  8. Delphine: Dolphin

Pet Names In French Starting With E

  1. Eloise: Healthy
  2. Estée: Star
  3. Elle: She
  4. Eglantine: Wild rose
  5. Esmé: Esteemed
  6. Elvéra: White, fair

Female Dog Names In French That Start With F

  1. Felipan: Lover of horses
  2. Flaviere: Fair
  3. Francine: From France
  4. Fleur: Flower
  5. Félicité: Congratulated
  6. Felicienne: Great happiness
  7. Flore: Flora, flower
  8. Fifi: God increases

French Pet Names Starting With G

  1. Gaelle: Father’s joy
  2. Georgienne: Farmer
  3. Gigi: Earth worker
  4. Geneviève: Tribe woman
  5. Gisele: Bright pledge
  6. Grenat: Garnet

Girl Dog Names In French That Start With H

  1. Heloise: Healthy
  2. Honore: Respected

Popular Female French Dog Names Starting With I

  1. Isabelle: God is my oath
  2. Ivette: Yew
  3. Illuminée: Illuminated

Girl Dog Names in French Starting With J

  1. Juliette: Little Julia
  2. Jeune: Young
  3. Jolie: Pretty
  4. Joie: Joy
  5. Juillet: July

Girl Dog Names In French Starting With K

  1. Kiki

Cute Dog Names In French Starting With L

  1. Leonila: Lioness
  2. Liana: Climb like a vine
  3. Liliane: Lily
  4. Laure: Butterfly
  5. Lucrèce: Lucretia, wealth
  6. Laverne: Woodland
  7. Lucette: Light
  8. Lys: Lilies
  9. Leelee: Lily
  10. Lilas: Lilac

Female Dog Names in French – M

  1. Minette: Faithful defender
  2. Monique: Advisor
  3. Marceline: Young warrior
  4. Mardi: Tuesday
  5. Madeleine: Tower
  6. Mai: May
  7. Mystique – glamour
  8. Marcelia: White
  9. Mirabelle: Marvelous
  10. Maeva: Welcome

French Female Puppy Names – N

  1. Nouvel
  2. Noel
  3. Nanette: Favor, grace
  4. Neville
  5. Narcisse
  6. Norris
  7. Nicaise
  8. Nazaire
  9. Noë
  10. Nathanael

Cool Female French Dog Names – O

  1. Orville
  2. Obéron
  3. Ottilie: Prosperous
  4. Oralie: Golden
  5. Octave
  6. Odyssée
  7. Onfroi
  8. Olivier
  9. Odon
  10. Odette: Wealth

Cute French Dog Names Starting With P

  1. Paule
  2. Patrice: Noble, patrician
  3. Placidie
  4. Pensée
  5. Philippine
  6. Prune
  7. Perrine
  8. Pierina
  9. Perette
  10. Philis
  11. Prue, Prou: Brave
  12. Pépélope
  13. Porcie
  14. Patrice
  15. Pauline
  16. Prue
  17. Phillis
  18. Pierrette
  19. Pascaline
  20. Pascasia
  21. Petronille
  22. Paris
  23. Paulette
  24. Provence
  25. Paris: Wallet
  26. Prunelle
  27. Prewdence
  28. Prudenzia
  29. Paulille
  30. Pétronille
  31. Perline
  32. Pasquette
  33. Pierette
  34. Priscille
  35. Philomène
  36. Porter
  37. Page
  38. Perle: Pearle
  39. Perpétue
  40. Papillon
  41. Prudentiane
  42. Pernella
  43. Perlette
  44. Pensée: Thought
  45. Peita
  46. Piaf: Small bird
  47. Péronelle
  48. Percy
  49. Piaf
  50. Prisca
  51. Perle
  52. Pomme
  53. Perrette
  54. Pierra
  55. Prew
  56. Paméla
  57. Pennelope
  58. Primevère
  59. Pomeline

Good French Dog Names That Start With Q

  1. Quincy
  2. Questa

Cute Girl Dog Names In French That Start With R

  1. Raphaëlle
  2. Remi
  3. Remy
  4. Richilde
  5. Rafaila
  6. Rochelle
  7. Raimonda
  8. Ramonde
  9. Regia
  10. Renee: Born again
  11. Raine
  12. Rachelle
  13. Roberte
  14. Reine
  15. Raymondine
  16. Raffelle
  17. Reine: Queen
  18. Rene
  19. Richarde
  20. Rolande
  21. Rafaella: God has healed
  22. Robertina
  23. Rochelle: Small rock
  24. Robine
  25. Renée
  26. Romaine
  27. Robena
  28. Remi, Remy: Remedy
  29. Renae
  30. Raymonde
  31. Reinette
  32. Robina
  33. Rafaella

French Pet Names Starting With S

  1. Saphir
  2. Sorrel: Reddish brown
  3. Simone: Harkening
  4. Suzette
  5. Saturne
  6. Soleil: Sun

Female French Dog Names Starting With V

  1. Violette: Violet, flower
  2. Virginie
  3. Viridienne
  4. Vivienne
  5. Vincentine
  6. Vincence
  7. Vivienne: Life
  8. Véronique: True image
  9. Vrai
  10. Vérane
  11. Victoire: Victory
  12. Viole
  13. Véra
  14. Violette
  15. Vinciane
  16. Viviette
  17. Vreni
  18. Vériane
  19. Vionnet

Popular French Dog Names Starting with Y

  1. Yvette
  2. Yolande: Violet flower
  3. Yvette: Yew, archer
  4. Yvonne

French Dog names starting with Z ( and their meanings)

  1. Zéphyrine
  2. Zenaida
  3. Zenia
  4. Zerline
  5. Zenna
  6. Zenobie
  7. Zélie: Solemn
  8. Zénaïde
  9. Zele: Zealous
  10. Zélie

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Animal Names In French Dog Names (and Pronunciations)

This is a list of animal names in French and how to say them. These names are translated from English to French (with pronunciations).

French animal names make wonderful, unique dog names that are hard to forget. We also think they are also funny french dog names.

French Animal Names From The Zoo

  1. Cheetah – guépard (gay-par)
  2. Hippopotamus – hippopotame (poh-poh-tahm)
  3. Ape – le singe (ehnge) * Note the “g” is soft like in “garage.”
  4. Zebra – le zèbre (zeh-bruh)
  5. Ostrich – l’autruche (troosh)
  6. Panda – le panda (pahn-dah)
  7. Rhinoceros – rhinocéros (ree-noh-sair-os)
  8. Baboon – babouin (bah-bwehn)
  9. Gorilla – gorille (gour-ee)
  10. Coyote – coyote (kee-yoht)
  11. Kangaroo – kangourou (kahn-goo-roo)
  12. Elephant – éléphant (lay-fohn)
  13. Panther – panthère (pahn-tair)
  14. Buffalo – buffle (boo-fluh)
  15. Lion – lion (lee-ohn)
  16. Anteater – fourmilier (foor-mee-lee-ay)
  17. Giraffe – girafe (gee-rahff) “g” in “garage.”
  18. Camel – chameau (shah-moe)
  19. Jaguar – jaguar (jhah-gwar)
  20. Tiger – tigre (tee-gruh)
  21. Monkey – singe (sanj)
  22. Gazelle – gazelle (gah-zell)
  23. Leopard – léopard (lay-oh-par)

Sea Animal Dog Names In French

  1. Seahorse – hippocampe (eep-oh-kahmp)
  2. Stingray – pastenague (pahs-ten-ah-gay)
  3. Hermit crab – ermite (ehr-meet)
  4. Penguin – pingouin (pehn-gwahn)
  5. Lobster – homard (oh-mar)
  6. Manatee – lamantin (mah-tahn)
  7. Whale – baleine (bell-ehn)
  8. Sea Lion – otarie (oh-tah-ree)
  9. Shark – requin (ri-kahn)
  10. Walrus – morse (mohrs)
  11. Pelican – pélican (pay-lee-kahn)
  12. Dolphin – dauphin (do-fahn)
  13. Starfish – toile de mer (twahl-duh-mare)
  14. Polar bear – ours blanc (oors blah-unk)
  15. Jellyfish – méduse (may-dooz)
  16. Eel – anguille (ohn-gee-uh) with a hard “g”
  17. Squid – calamar (kal-ah-mahr)
  18. Oyster – huître (uh-hwee-truh)
  19. Crab – crabe (crahb)
  20. Seal – phoque (fawk)
  21. Clam – palourde (pah-loord)

French Dog Names Inspired By Wild Animals

  1. Rabbit – lapin (lah-pahn)
  2. Porcupine – porc-épic (pork-ay-peek)
  3. Wolf – loup (loo)
  4. Beaver – castor (cah-stohr)
  5. Bat – chauve-souris (shove-soo-ree)
  6. Bear – ours (oors)
  7. Otter – loutre (loo-truh)
  8. Deer – cerf (sairf)
  9. Chipmunk – tamia (tam-yah)
  10. Bird – oiseau (wah-so)
  11. Elk – élan (ay-lahn)
  12. Squirrel – écureuil (ay-cure-eye)
  13. Ram – bélier (bay-lee-ay)
  14. Antelope – antilope (ahn-tee-lohp)
  15. Badger – blaireau (blair-o)
  16. Moose – orignal (or-ee-nyahl)
  17. Raccoon – raton-laveur (rah-tohn-lah-vuhr)
  18. Fox – renard (ruh-nahrd)
  19. Birds – oiseaux (-wah-so)
  20. Owl – le hibou (luh ee-boo)

Female Dog Names In French Inspired By Insects

A dog with a French insect name. That’s goofy! Here are some ideas for some Funny Dog Names In French.

  1. Worm – ver (vehr)
  2. Grasshopper – sauterelle (so-trel)
  3. Caterpillar – chenille (shuh-nee-uh)
  4. Praying mantis – mante religieuse (mahnt ray-lee-juhs)
  5. Cockroach – cafard (cah-fahr)
  6. Cricket – criquet (kree-kay)
  7. Ladybug – coccinelle (ko-see-nel)
  8. Butterfly – papillon (pah-pee-yohn)
  9. Firefly – luciole (lu-see-yol)
  10. Ant – fourmi (foor-mee)
  11. Snail – escargot (es-car-go)
  12. Spider – araignée (ah-rayn-yay)
  13. Bee – abeille (bay-uh)
  14. Beetle – scarabée (skah-rah-bay)
  15. Mosquito – moustique (moo-steek)

French Cuisine inspired Names For Boy Dogs

Mmmmm! French cuisine is as unique as it is délicieuse! Turns out there are some great dog names in French hidden in plain sight.

  1. Moules mariníères (French mussel dish)
  2. Quiche Lorraine
  3. Choucroute Garnie
  4. Chou (Cabbage)
  5. Escargots de Bourgogne (French snail dish)
  6. Amande (Almond)
  7. Cassoulet
  8. Bœuf Bourguignon (French beef recipe).
  9. Vanille (Vanilla)
  10. Fromage (Cheese)
  11. Coq au vin (Chicken, pork, and mushroom dish)
  12. Marjolaine (Marjoram)
  13. Navet (Turnip)
  14. Brioche (Type of bread)
  15. Frite (short for pomme frite, or french fry)
  16. Steak-Frites (steak served with french fries).
  17. Bouillabaisse (famous French seafood)
  18. Beignet (Doughnut)
  19. Fenouil (Fennel)
  20. Kaki (Persimmon)
  21. Pamplemousse (Grapefruit)
  22. Miel (Honey)
  23. Sole Meunière
  24. Litchi (Lychee)

French dessert-inspired Funny dog names

French sweets and pastries are ooh-la-la! They also have wonderful names you could give your sweetie! Which one is your favorite? Choose and there you have it!

  1. Savarin
  2. Suzette
  3. Brioche
  4. Croissant
  5. Praline
  6. Cannelé
  7. Macaron
  8. Madeleine
  9. Soufflé
  10. Mousse
  11. Tulipe
  12. Crème brûlée
  13. Crepe
  14. Financier
  15. Palmier
  16. Tatin
  17. Galette
  18. Mont Blanc
  19. Eclair
  20. Tarte

Female French Destination-inspired French Dog Names

Which French towns have you visited, and which one has enchanted you? Names of French destinations or landmarks also make good French dog names.

  1. Franc or Frank
  2. Nice
  3. Marseille
  4. Chapelle
  5. Paris
  6. Fontaine
  7. Toulouse
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Versailles
  10. Triomphe
  11. Pompidou
  12. Louvre
  13. Rochelle
  14. Bordeaux
  15. Eiffel
  16. Geneva
  17. Lyon

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