They also look beyond U.S. borders to see what names moms and dads in other countries are choosing for their newborns. That includes the land of romance: France.
Sweet French baby names include Coralie (a name that means “coral”) to Océane (which means ― you guessed it ― “ocean”) for girls, and Timothée (à la Hollywood darling Chalamet) to Étienne (meaning “crown”) for boys.
If you’re a total Francophile or simply looking for a baby name with a little French flair, then voilà! Here are 70 baby names that are of French origin or that have been popular in France or other French-speaking nations.