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Everything is more chic when it’s French — especially these fabulous baby names!

Eloise
The name of the sweet, mischievous title character in Kay Anderson’s book series has been selected by such celebs as Denise Richards, as well as Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa.

Avril
Pop star Avril Lavigne put this spunky alternative to April in the spotlight.

Dashiell
This French favorite has been picked by Cate Blanchett, Jason Priestly and Autumn Reeser.

Gisele
Part of the allure of Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is her hot French name!

Cosette
The 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables helped make this name more popular in the United States than ever before.

Vincent and Josephine
Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark chose these lovely names for their twins in 2011, and they’ve since taken off worldwide.

Beau
You won’t find many babies named Beau in France, since it’s such a common word in the French language. But non-French folks think it’s a beauty: Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton have chosen it for their sons.

 

Can you think of names to add our list? Post ‘em in the comments below!