Name
FRENCH

Name FRENCH

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 393 births of French in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 births of children bearing the first name French per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom French   
In Italiano Nome French   


Information about the first name French

The first name French has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name French is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 1 vowel and 5 consonants

French in Japanese *

Romajifurenku
Katakanaフレンク
Hiraganaふれんく
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
French in Japanese
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French in sign language

French in binary language

01100110 01110010 01100101 01101110 01100011 01101000

Origin and meaning of name French

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English French, Frensch, Frensh, from Old English frencisc (“of the Franks, Frankish, French”), from Franca (“a Frank”). Compare Old High German Franko (“a Frank”), akin to Old English franca (“javelin, spear”), from the use of such weapons by the Franks.
Noun src :
  • French (countable and uncountable, plural French or Frenches)
  • (chiefly collective and in the plural) The people of France; groups of French people.
  • (uncountable, dated slang, sex) Synonym of oral sex, especially fellatio.
  • (chiefly uncountable, dated slang) Ellipsis of French vermouth, a type of dry vermouth.
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) enPR: frĕnch, IPA(key): /fɹɛnt͡ʃ/, [fɹ̠ɛn̠t͡ʃ]
  • Rhymes: -ɛntʃ
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) enPR: frĕnch, IPA(key): /fɹɛnt͡ʃ/, /fɹɛnʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛntʃ
Verb src :
  • french (third-person singular simple present frenches, present participle frenching, simple past and past participle frenched)
  • (transitive) To prepare food by cutting it into strips.
  • (transitive) To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
  • (intransitive) To kiss in this manner.
  • (cooking) To French trim; to stylishly expose bone by removing the fat and meat covering it (as done to a rack of lamb or bone-in rib-eye steak).
Verb src :
  • French (third-person singular simple present Frenches, present participle Frenching, simple past and past participle Frenched)
  • Alternative letter-case form of french
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • → Choctaw: Filanchi
  • → Tamil: பிரஞ்சு (pirañcu)
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • Gallian, Gallic, Gaulish
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Zulu: iFulentshi
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The use of the plural form Frenches occurred in early modern English but is only seldomly and exceptionally encountered in contemporary English. As with other collective demonyms, French is preceded by the definite article or some other determiner when referring to the people of France collectively.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • (surname): Frenchburg
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • ⇒ American Sign Language: 9@InsideNeckhigh-PalmDown 9@SideNeckhigh-PalmUp
  • → Choctaw: Filanchi
  • → Punjabi: ਫ਼੍ਰੈਂਚ (fraiñc)
  • → Zulu: isiFulentshi
Proper noun (See also) src :
  • Wiktionary’s coverage of French terms
  • Appendix:French Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in French
Verb (Alternative forms) src :
  • french
Verb (Derived terms) src :
  • frenched
Verb (Derived terms) src :
  • Frenched
Verb (Synonyms) src :
  • (to kiss while inserting tongue): French kiss, French
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English French.
Adjective src :
  • french (invariable)
  • Synonym of français (“French”)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /fʁɑ̃ʃ/
 

Popularity of the name French

Number of FRENCH births per year

Total births of French by country

Births with the first name French
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
393
0

Comments on the name French

Personalities with the first name French

There are 4 personalities with the first name French


French Stewart
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United states of america
Television actor Film actor


John French Sloan
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United states of america
Illustrator Painter Graphic artist Designer Etcher Architectural draftsperson Drawer


French Hill
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United states of america
Businessperson Politician Banker Congressional staff International forum participant


French Ensor Chadwick
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United states of america
Military officer Historian



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name French

There are 15 actors and actresses with the first name French
French Montana
French Stewart
French Tickner
French Napier
French Chris
French Affair
French Vanilla
French Harvey
French Taylor
French Dipp
French Kiss
French Solano
French Nana
French B.
French Baron Jean-Francois Cavelier

Rankings of first name FRENCH by country

Country ranking (boys)
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No ranking of first name FRENCH (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
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No ranking of first name FRENCH (female) births over the last year available in each country