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French Cat Names with Ooh La La! Effect

“French Cat Names with Ooh La La!”

Bonjour, looking for French cat names with a touch of French flair? Then you’ve come to the right place.

On this page we bring together names of famous French people and places as well as common French names and their meanings.

So if you’re looking for French cat names you should start your search right here.

Female French Cat Names

If you have a female kitten, these gorgeous French girl cat names will most certainly inspire you.

  • Amorette – “Little love”
  • Antoinette – “Flourishing”
  • Armell – “Princess”
  • Audrey – Audrey Tautou (actress)
  • Aveline – “Hazel”
  • Avril – “April”
  • Bardot – Brigitte Bardot (actress, animal rights activist)
  • Blanche – “White”
  • Bouvier – French maiden name of former US First Lady Jackie Kennedy
  • Brigette – “Strong”
  • Celine – “Moon”
  • Chantelle – French lingerie company
  • Claire – “Clear” / “Bright”
  • Claudette – Feminine form of Claude
  • Coco – Fashion designer Coco Chanel
  • Danielle – Danielle Darrieux (actress)
  • Deline – Nickname for Adeline / “Noble”
  • Elle – “She” / Also a French magazine
  • Emmanuelle – Emmanuelle Beart (actress)
  • Estee – “Star”
  • Eva – Eva Green (actress)
  • Evette – From the name Eve
  • Gigi – “Trustworthy”
  • Jacqueline – “To promise”
  • Janelle – Form of Jane
  • Jeanette- “God is gracious” / Form of Jean
  • Jolie – “Pretty”
  • Josephine – Josephine de Beauharnais (wife of Napoleon Bonaparte)
  • Juliette – Juliette Binoche (actress)
  • Laetitia – Laetitia Casta (model and actress)
  • Lucille – “Light”
  • Margot – “Pearl” / Nickname for Marguerite
  • Marianne – National emblem of France
  • Marie-Claire – French fashion magazine
  • Marion – Marion Cotillard (actress)
  • Racquel – “Kind”
  • Reine – “Queen”
  • Renee – “Reborn”
  • Sheryl – “Dear one”
  • Sophie – Sophie Marceau (actress)
  • Suzanne – Suzanne Lenglen (tennis player)

Male French Cat Names

If you got a male cat, here are some French boy cat names that could sound great.

  • Andre – Form of Andrew / “Warrior”
  • Basile – “King” / Form of Basil
  • Beau – “Handsome”
  • Beret – Soft rounded hat
  • Bugatti – Car brand
  • Cantona – Eric Cantona (soccer player)
  • Caprice – “Fanciful”
  • Claude – Claude Monet (painter)
  • Clouseau – Jacques Clouseau (fictional detective) Pink Panther movies
  • De Gaulle – Charles De Gaulle (former President of France)
  • Depardieu – Gerald Depardieu (actor)
  • Dior – Christian Dior (fashion designer)
  • Domanique – “Of God”
  • Francois – “Free”
  • Henri – From the name Henry
  • Hugo – Victor Hugo (author)
  • Jean-Paul – Jean-Paul Gaultier (fashion designer)
  • Jean-Pierre – Jean-Pierre Leaud (actor)
  • Louis- Name of sixteen French kings
  • Makelele – Claude Makelele (soccer player)
  • Marcel – Marcel Marceau (actor and mime)
  • Martinez – Olivier Martinez (actor)
  • Mathis – “Gift of God”
  • Mattise – Henri Matisse (painter)
  • Napoleon – Napoleon Bonaparte (general and later Emperor)
  • Peugeot – French made car
  • Philippe – Form of Philip
  • Pierre – Pierre Cardin (fashion designer)
  • Pissaro- Camille Pissarro (artist)
  • Renault – French made car
  • Rene – “Reborn”
  • Reno – Jean Reno (actor)
  • Renoir – Pierre-Auguste Renoir (painter)
  • Ritz – Cesar Ritz (hotelier)
  • Robespierre – Maximilien Robespierre (influential figure in Revolution)
  • Roger – Roger Vadim (movies director)
  • Sarkozy – French politician
  • Savoy – Guy Savoy (renowned chef)
  • Stephane- Stephane Peterhansel (rally racer)
  • Thierry – Thierry Henry (soccer player)
  • Victor – Victor Hugo (author)
  • Viera – Patrick Viera (soccer player)
  • Zizou – Zinedine Zidane (soccer player)

Cat Names Inspired by French Places

France has some really popular places and monuments. These names are recognizable and so French.

  • Blanc – Mount Blanc (highest mountain in the Alps)
  • Bordeaux – Region of France
  • Brittany – Region of France
  • Burgundy – Region of France
  • Champagne – Region of France
  • Corsica – French island in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Eiffel – Eiffel Tower (famous French landmark)
  • Lorraine – Region of France
  • Lourve – Louvre Museum in Paris
  • Lyon – City in southern France
  • Marseille – City in southern France
  • Martell – French Brandy
  • Milady – Beach
  • Montpellier – Town in southern France
  • Morgat – Beach
  • Nancy – City in north-east France
  • Normandy – Region in northern France
  • Nonza – Beach
  • Nice – French Riviera
  • Orleans – City in northern France
  • Paris – Capital of France
  • Picardy – Region in northern France
  • Pyrenees – Mountain region between France and Spain
  • Toulouse – City in southwest France
  • Versailles – Palace of Versailles (outside Paris)

Cat Names Inspired by French Drinks

Champagne is a French word and sounds like an awesome cat name. Let’s see some more cat names inspired by French most popular beverage.

  • Champagne – Champagne
  • Bollinger – Champagne producer
  • Calvados – Normandy brandy
  • Cognac – Brandy named after the town
  • Chartreuse – Liqueur
  • Dom Perignon – brand of Champagne
  • Hennessy – Cognac from the town of the same name
  • Moet – Moet and Chandon champagne producers
  • Pastis – anise-flavored spirit

Cat Names Inspired by French Food and Desserts

French cuisine is famous. We all know what a croissant is and we all love it. Well, here are some more French dishes that could be used as funny French cat names.

  • Baguette – Traditional French loaf of bread
  • Brulee – Creme Brulee dessert
  • Cassoulet – Dish
  • Croissant – Pastry
  • Clafoutis – Fruit dessert
  • Escargot – Dish
  • Fries – deep-fried potato
  • Macaron – sweet confection
  • Tatin – Tarte Tatin pastry
  • Toast – sliced bread dish
  • Quiche – French tart

Do you have any more ideas for French cat names? Or does your cat has a French name? We would like to hear from you. Please use the comment section below and share your ideas for unique female or male French cat names.

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