270 French Cat Names (With Meanings): Male and Female

Last Updated on January 2, 2022 by Julia Wilson

Are you looking for a uniquely French name for a new feline addition? We have collated a list of 270 classic French names, food, places, and notable French people to help you find the perfect name for your cat.

Name

Meaning

Gender

AchilleThin lippedMale
AdeleNoble (French form of Adelaide)Female
AdelineNoble (French diminutive of Adele)Female
AiméeBelovedFemale
AlizéeTrade windFemale
AlluraTo enticeFemale
AlouetteLarkFemale
AlphonseNobleMale
AmélieWork (French form of Amelia)Female
AndréStrong and manlyMale
AngeliqueFrench diminutive of AngelaFemale
AnnabelleLovingFemale
AnnetteGraceFemale
AnseCoveMale
AntoinettePriceless oneFemale
ArielleLion of GodFemale
ArletteHonour, nobleFemale
ArmandSoldierMale
AramisFrench literary nameMale
AubinBlondeMale
AubreyElf rulerFemale
AvrilFrench variation of AprilFemale
AxelleFather of peaceFemale
BallouFrom BellouMale
BasileRegalMale
BastienPerson from the ancient city of SebastienMale
BeauHandsomeMale
BeauchampBeautiful fieldFemale
BelineGoddessFemale
BellamyFine friendFemale
BelleBeautiful (short form of Isabelle)Female
BenildeGoodFemale
Benoît BlessedMale
BertilleHeroineFemale
BertrandMagnificent crowMale
BevisSon of EvanMale
BijouJewelFemale
BlaiseTo lisp, stammerMale
BlancheWhiteFemale
BleuBlueUnisex
Bonaparte, NapoleonFrench military leaderMale
BouvierHerdsmanMale
BrettonFrom BrittanyMale
BrielleHunting groundsFemale
BrigitteStrengthFemale
CadeauGiftFemale
CamilleYoung ceremonial attendantFemale
CantrelleSongFemale
CapriceImpulsive change of mindFemale
CecileFeminine form of CecilFemale
CelineHeavenlyFemale
CeriseCherryFemale
ChandlerCandle makerMale
ChanelDweller near the canalFemale
ChaneyOak teeMale
ChantalBoulderFemale
ChantillyWhiteFemale
CharlotFrench nickname for CharlesMale
ChatCatMale
ChaseTo huntMale
ChatteCatFemale
CherBelovedFemale
CherieDarlingFemale
CielSkyFemale
CinderellaLittle ash girlFemale
CitronLemonFemale
ClaiborneBoundary with cloverMale
ClaudeLameMale
ClaudetteFeminine form of ClaudeFemale
ClementineMild, mercifulFemale
Coco (Chanel)French fashion designerFemale
ColettePeople of victory, famous French author and cat loverFemale
CoralieCoralFemale
CorbeauRavenUnisex
CorinneMaidenFemale
CosetteLittle thingFemale
CroixCrossMale
CurtisPoliteFemale
CyrilleLordlyMale
DamicaOpen, friendlyFemale
DarcyDark oneUnisex
DarrellDear oneMale
DaxFrench place nameMale
DelmoreOf the seaMale
DelphineDolphinFemale
DelroyServant of the kingMale
DesiDesiredFemale
DiggoryLost oneMale
DimancheSundayMale
DoréGildedFemale
DoryGift of GodFemale
DruryDear oneMale
DumasOf the little farmMale
DuvalOf the valleyMale
EdwigeWarFemale
ElisePledged to GodFemale
ElodieForeign richesFemale
EloiseHealthy, wideFemale
EmmanuelleGod is with usFemale
EmmelineWork (French form of Emma and Emily)Female
EponineFrench literary nameFemale
ErmineWeaselFrench
EsméBelovedFemale
EstelleStarFemale
EtienneGarland, crown (French form of Stephen)Male
ÉtoileStarFemale
EulalieSweet speakingFemale
FabienneBean growerFemale
FabronYoung blacksmithMale
FaronHandsome servantMale
FayetteFaithMale
FerminStrongMale
FifiDiminutive of JosephineFemale
FleurFlowerFemale
FlorinFlower, flourishingMale
FortStrongMale
FrançoisFrench variation of FrancisMale
FrostineFreezingFemale
GableTriangular feature in architectureMale
GabrielleGod is my strengthFemale
GageOathMale
GarnetPomegranateFemale
GarsonTo protectMale
GaspardBringer of treasureMale
GayJoyfulFemale
GaylordBrisk, high spiritedMale
GenevieveTribe womanFemale
GeraldineRuler with a spearFemale
GermaineFrom GermanyMale
Gervaise Skilled with a spearMale
GhislainePledgeFemale
HarrietEstate rulerFemale
HéloïseHealthy, wideFemale
HenriettaEstate rulerFemale
HervéBattle worthyMale
IsabellePledged to GodFemale
JanvierJanuaryFemale
JeuneYoungFemale
JoliePrettyFemale
JosephineJehovah increasesFemale
JulietYouthful, downy hairedFemale
JulienneYouthfulFemale
JulietteLittle JuliaFemale
JustineFairFemale
LafayetteFaithMale
LanierWool workerMale
LaurentFrench form of LawrenceMale
LaverneSpring likeFemale
LazareGod is my helperMale
LeandreLion-manMale
LebronBrown haired oneMale
LeeleeShort form of LilianeFemale
LeroyThe kingMale
LianaTo climb a vineFemale
LilouPet form of LilianeFemale
LinnetFlaxen hairedFemale
LionelYoung lionFemale
LisettePledged to GodFemale
LorraineFrom the province of LorraineFemale
LucidaLucid, clearFemale
LucienLightMale
LucilleLightFemale
LuisRenowned warriorMale
LunetteWarriorFemale
LyleSomeone who lives on an islandMale
MadelineFrench form of MagdalenFemale
Maelle, MaelChief or princeFemale
MaisonHouseMale
MalloryUnfortunateFemale
ManetteDiminutive of MarieFemale
MarcelLittle warriorMale
MarcelineLittle warriorFemale
MarcellusYoung warriorMale
MardiTuesdayFemale
MargauxFrench spelling variation of MargoFemale
MargotFrench diminutive of MargaretFemale
MargueriteFrench diminutive of MargaretFemale
Marian, MarianneStar of the sea, graceFemale
MartineWarlikeFemale
MauveMauve colouredFemale
MercerMerchantFemale
MerleBlackbirdMale
MiettePearl, little oneFemale
MignonDelicateFemale
MimiDiminutive of Mary, MiriumFemale
MinetteStar of the sea, kittenFemale
MinouKittyFemale
MirabelleMarvellousFemale
MireilleTo admireFemale
MoniqueAdvisorFemale
MontaguePointy hillMale
NadineHope (French form of Nadia)Female
NevilleNew townMale
NinonGraceFemale
NoelChristmasMale
NoelleChristmasFemale
NoelyVariation of NoelFemale
NorrisNorthernerMale
NouvelNewMale
OdetteWealthyFemale
OdiliaWealth, fortuneFemale
OlivierOlive treeMale
OphélieFrench variation of OpheliaFemale
OrianeSunriseFemale
OrvilleGold townMale
OttilieProsperous in battle (feminine variation of Otto,
German)
Female
PageAttendantFemale
PaladinOf the palaceMale
PascalFrom the passoverMale
Penelope (Pussycat)Name, and character from Loony Tunes cartoons
featuring the French skunk Pepé le pew
Female
PhilbertDear, belovedMale
PierreFrench variation of PeterMale
PierretteRockFemale
PercivalOne who pierces the valleyMale
PercyOne who lives in the valleyMale
PomelineAppleFemale
PrueTailorFemale
QuaneCleverMale
QuayWharfMale
RangerForest guardianMale
RaineQueenFemale
RaoulWolf-counselMale
RegisRoyalMale
ReinetteLittle queenFemale
RemyOarsmanFemale
ReneRebornMale
RobinaFeminine variation of RobinFemale
RomillyCitizen of RomeFemale
RouxRussetFemale
RussellRed hairedMale
SabineFrench form of SabinaFemale
SachaDefending warriorMale
SaloméPeaceFemale
SandrineFrench version of AlexandraFemale
SatineShiny, smoothFemale
SeraphThe burning oneMale
SeraphineBurning onesFemale
SeverineSternFemale
SidonieFrom SidonFemale
SimoneTo be heardFemale
SolangeSolemnFemale
SoleilSunFemale
SolsticeWhen the sun stands stillFemale
SophieFrench variation of SophiaFemale
SorrelReddish brownMale
SylvainWood, forestMale
SylvieFrom the forestFemale
TaliDewFemale
TerreEarthMale
ThierryRuler of the peopleMale
ThoreauStrength of a bullMale
ToussaintAll saintsMale
TravisTollgate keeperMale
VachelOne who raises cowsMale
VardonGreen knollMale
VermontGreen mountainMale
VianneFrench blend of Vivian and AnnFemale
VidalVital, lifeMale
VallisFrom WalesFrench
VedetteLeading actorFemale
VraiTrueMale
YanisGift of GodMale
YannGod is graciousMale
YvesYew woodMale
YvetteYew wood Female
ZachalieFrench variation of ZacharyMale
ZélieNobleFemale
ZenaidaThe life of ZeusFemale
ZerlineBeautiful dawnFemale