Appendix:French given names
The most common given names in France 1900-2006 
This is a list of the given names recorded for at least 50 000 persons in France 1900-2006, and the year when the name was most popular. Names in bold occurred at least 200 000 times. Given names are typically fashionable for 10-20 years, and it is often possible to guess a person's approximate age from the name. Only some traditional names, like Jean, Pierre, Anne, Marie, are popular in all age groups.
Meilleursprenoms.com accessed on October 1, 2009
Rare given names outside French given names categories yet 
This list of given names seems to be mostly copied from the commercial website given as a reference. Whether all these names can be called French is a matter of opinion.