We love to be original when it comes to naming our little ones, but that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy seeking inspiration from other parents around the world.


Let’s face it; the French are the chicest people on the planet, so we are only too happy to take a leaf out of their style book – whether it comes to fashion or baby names!


Have we piqued your interest? Because the most popular names in France right now have been released, and they are nothing short of gorgeous.


The list is released each year in a book named L’Officiel des Prénoms, compiled by author Stephanie Rapoport using data from the National Institute for Statistical and Economic Studies.


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Stephanie has just released the top names predicted for 2018, keeping us ahead of the trends with 20 names for girls and boys, respectively.


The girls’ list is as follows:

1. Louise
2. Emma
3. Jade
4. Chloé
5. Alice
6. Léa
7. Lina
8. Mila
9. Manon
10. Inés
11. Anna
12. Rose
13. Léna
14. Lola
15.  Camille
16. Zoé
17. Lucie
18. Juliette
19. Julia
20. Sarah


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As for the boys, the top 20 reads as follows:

1. Gabriel
2. Raphael
3. Jules
4.  Léo
5. Lucas
6. Adam
7. Louis
8. Liam
9. Ethan
10.  Hugo
11. Arthur
12. Paul
13. Mael
14. Nathan
15. Nolan
16. Sacha
17. Gabin
18. Timéo
19. Théo
20. Mohamed


The compilations come just a day after the world’s most popular girl’s name was revealed – Sofia, in its various forms.


Do you have a little one on the way? Would you consider one of the above names for your baby? Be sure to let us know in the comment section!



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