227 French Cat Names From Fun to Elegant

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French cat names can add an exotic mystique to your feline friend. You can read the various meanings for each name to decide if it is the best name for your pet cat.

French Cat Names for Mysterious Cats

When you start browsing the alphabetical lists for French cat names, you want to start at the beginning. You can scan over lists that are gender specific to ensure you are looking through the best names for your furry friend.

Female French Cat Names

You can search French cat names just for a female cat. The meanings for each female cat name makes it easier to understand the essence of the name and whether it is right for your lovable feline.

A-B

  • Abella: Breath
  • Adette: Nobility, noble
  • Aimeé: Beloved
  • Alienor: Pity
  • Alix: Of nobility
  • Alizée: Trade wind
  • Allura: Entice, attract
  • Alouette: Lark
  • Anaise: Gracious
  • Angéle: Angel
  • Angelette: Little Angel
  • Angeline: Angel
  • Aurore: Dawn
  • Baie: Bay, bright
  • Baize: Dark brown
  • Beline: Goddess
  • Belle: Beautiful
  • Bérénice: Brings victory
  • Bibi: Toy, delight, lady of the house
  • Bichette: Young doe
  • Blanche: White
  • Bleu: Blue
  • Brie: Marshland
  • Brigitte: Strength
  • Brittany: From Briton
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C-E

  • Cadeau: Gift
  • Camille: Youth attendant
  • Candide: White
  • Caprice: Impulsive
  • Célina: Heaven, sky
  • Cerise: Cherry
  • Chanel: Dwells near the canal
  • Chantilly: White
  • Chardonnay: White
  • Cherie: Darling
  • Chloé: Blooming
  • Ciel: From heaven
  • Clairette: Bright
  • Cybele: Mother of the gods
  • Darcy: Dark one
  • Dariela: Dear one
  • Delphine: Dolphin
  • Desirée: Desired
  • Dionne: Goddess
  • Dior: Golden
  • Dorothée: God's gift
  • Dory, Doré: Gift of God
  • Eglantine: Wild rose
  • Elle: She
  • Eloise: Healthy
  • Elvéra: White, fair
  • Esmé: Esteemed
  • Estée: Star

F-I

  • Fantine: Baby
  • Felicienne: Great happiness
  • Félicité: Congratulated
  • Felipan: Lover of horses
  • Fifi: God increases
  • Flaviere: Fair
  • Fleur: Flower
  • Flore: Flora, flower
  • Francine: From France
  • Gaelle: Father's joy
  • Geneviève: Tribe woman
  • Georgienne: Farmer
  • Gigi: Earth worker
  • Gisele: Bright pledge
  • Grenat: Garnet
  • Heloise: Healthy
  • Honore: Respected
  • Illuminée: Illuminated
  • Isabelle: God is my oath
  • Ivette: Yew

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J-M

  • Jeune: Young
  • Joie: Joy
  • Jolie: Pretty
  • Juillet: July
  • Juliette: Little Julia
  • Laure: Butterfly
  • Laverne: Woodland
  • Leelee: Lily
  • Leonila: Lioness
  • Liana: Climb like a vine
  • Lilas: Lilac
  • Liliane: Lily
  • Lucette: Light
  • Lucrèce: Lucretia, wealth
  • Lys: Lilies
  • Madeleine: Tower
  • Maeva: Welcome
  • Mai: May
  • Marcelia: White
  • Marceline: Young warrior
  • Mardi: Tuesday
  • Minette: Faithful defender
  • Mirabelle: Marvelous
  • Monique: Advisor

N-Z

  • Nanette: Favor, grace
  • Odette: Wealth
  • Oralie: Golden
  • Ottilie: Prosperous
  • Paris: Wallet
  • Patrice: Noble, patrician
  • Pensée: Thought
  • Perle: Pearle
  • Piaf: Small bird
  • Prue, Prou: Brave
  • Rafaella: God has healed
  • Reine: Queen
  • Remi, Remy: Remedy
  • Renee: Born again
  • Rochelle: Small rock
  • Simone: Harkening
  • Soleil: Sun
  • Sorrel: Reddish brown
  • Véronique: True image
  • Victoire: Victory
  • Violette: Violet, flower
  • Vivienne: Life
  • Yolande: Violet flower
  • Yvette: Yew, archer
  • Zele: Zealous
  • Zélie: Solemn

Male French Cat Names

If you have a male cat, then you can choose from some exciting and romantic male French cat names. You may want to consider the meanings for each day to help you choose the perfect one for your cat.

A-B

  • Alphonse: Noble, battle ready
  • Aluin: Noble friend
  • Ambroise: Immortal
  • Anselme: Helmet of God
  • Août: August
  • Apollinaire: French poet
  • Archambault: Bold, precious, daring
  • Arnoux, Arno: Eagle
  • Arséne: Virile male
  • Artus, Arthus: Bear
  • Aubin: White, bright
  • Audric: Old, wise
  • Aurel: Golden
  • Aurélien: Little golden one
  • Basile: Basil, herb
  • Baudoin, Baudouin: Friend
  • Beau: Beautiful
  • Beauchamp: Handsome
  • Beauregard: Lovely outlook, regard
  • Benoît: Benedict, one says good
  • Bertrand: Bright raven
  • Bourgogne: Burgundy
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C-E

  • Calixte: Most beautiful (unisex)
  • Caton: Intelligent
  • Chaney: Oak tree
  • Charlot: Petite (F)
  • Chesare, Cesare, Césaire: Dictator, Caesar
  • Chevy: Old-fashioned
  • Claiborne: Boundary with clover or clay
  • Clément: Mild temperament
  • Clovis: Famous in battle
  • Coiffeur: Barber
  • Constantin: Constant steadfast
  • Coty: Small slope
  • Cyprien, Cypriot: Native of Cyprus
  • Cyrille: Lord
  • D'Artagnan: From Artagnan, one of the Musketeers
  • Deveraux: Riverbank
  • Devere: Of fishing place
  • Donatien: Gift
  • Dougray: Well-behaved, mannerly
  • Duvall: Of valley
  • Emilien: Friendly

F-I

  • Foulques: Chieftain
  • Franchot: Free
  • François: Frenchman
  • Frédéric: Peaceful ruler
  • Frere Jacques: Brother Jacque
  • Gable: Triangular hill
  • Gaetan: Of Gaeta
  • Géraud: Ruler
  • Giraud: Brave spear
  • Guilbert, Gibert: Bright famous
  • Guillaume: With gilded helmet, William
  • Guy: Guide
  • Hadrien: Dark haired
  • Harvey: Strong, battle ready
  • Hazard: Chance, luck
  • Hebert: Variant Herbert, warrior, noble
  • Henri: Ruler of home
  • Hercule: Glory of Hera
  • Hervé: Bright, blazing

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J-M

  • Jeffroi: Peace
  • Jeter: To throw
  • Josue: God rescues
  • Le Chat Noir: The black cat
  • Leandre: Lion man
  • Lemar: Famous throughout the land
  • Leonello: Lionel, lion
  • Lionne: Lioness
  • Marceau: Little warrior
  • Marcel: Belongs to Mars
  • Maxence: Greatest
  • Maxim: Greatest
  • Merci Beau: Thank you, beautiful
  • Minette: Kitten
  • Minou: Kitty
  • Mon Petit Chou: My little cabbage

N-Z

  • Neville: New village
  • Nicaise: Victory
  • Nouvel: New
  • Onfroi: Peaceful Hun
  • Orville: Golden city
  • Pepe Le Pew: Looney Tunes cartoon
  • Peverell: Piper
  • Picard: From Picardy
  • Proust: Worthy, valiant
  • Quain: Clever
  • Quay: Wharf
  • Rémy: Oarsman
  • Rodolphe: Glory-wolf
  • Severin: Serious
  • Sigfroi: Victory, peace
  • Sully: From south meadow
  • Terrence: Smooth
  • Thoreau: Ruler of the people
  • Tracy: From Thracius (Unisex)
  • Travis: Traverser, to cross
  • Valentin: Strength, health
  • Vallis: From Wales
  • Vardon: Green knoll
  • Verrill: Honest
  • Yvon: Archer
  • Zephyrin: West wind

Romantic French Cat Names for Your Cat

When you choose a French cat name for your feline companion, you can find one that conveys romance and mystery. Alphabetized lists with the meaning for each name make it easy to find and choose the perfect name for your cat.

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227 French Cat Names From Fun to Elegant