Popular baby names in France

French names - According to figures published by INSEE, for a second year running the two most popular baby names in France are Emma and Gabriel. Jade and Louise come in 2nd and 3rd place for girls and Raphäel and Léo for boys.  Among the top ten names chosen for children born in 2018 there has been little significant change, except for two new entries in the top ten Anna and Mael.

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French and Riviera News Thursday 14th November 2019

Météo France has issued a yellow weather warning forecasting rain, flooding and thunderstorms in the Var from midday today. ... French and Riviera News Thursday 14th November 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 13 November

The inauguration of Line 3 of the tramway in Nice took place today Evening Update Wednesday 13 November Read More

13/11/2019

French cycling great dies

The French cyclist Raymond Poulidor, nicknamed "Poupou", has died at the age of 83 years old. Poulidor was renowned for finishing on the podium of the... French cycling great dies Read More

13/11/2019

Low flying jet

Residents in Antibes have taken to social media expressing their concerns after a “deafening noise” was heard at 10.30pm on Tuesday. ... Low flying jet Read More

13/11/2019

Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration

The inauguration of Line 3 of the Nice tramway is taking place today. Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration Read More

13/11/2019