French House Names

Here’s a selection of possible French house names and their meanings, mostly courtesy of Graham Gould’s book ‘House Names of Australia’ , reflecting the migration to Australia of other language speakers. Perhaps they’ll help you chose your House Name. For more information and details of Grahams unique house nameplates visit his website at

To draw your attention to some of the most interesting, even delightful French house names, we’ve put some of our favourites in bold. Check them out. They may help you choose your house name.

House name Meaning
A De La Colline side of the hill
Au Revoir till we meet again
Beauvoir beautiful to see
Belle Vue beautiful view
Bienvenu welcome
Bon-Accord Good agreement
Bonde overcrowded
Bonne Chance good luck
Bonne Heure good time
Bonne Nuit Good night
Cher Ami a dear friend
Chez Moi My house
Chez Nous our house
Chez Recoin our nook
Colore colourful
Cote d'Azur The Riviera
Deja Vu Familiar
Dernier Voyage last journey
Eau de vie water of life
En Harmonie in harmony
Endroit d'Arret resting place
Entrez come in
Famille family
Fleur de Lis heraldic lily
Folie Maison madhouse
Gai Sejour cheerful stay
Grande Previsions great expectations
Haute Vue high view
Herbe Verte green grass
Heureux happy
Jamais Chez Moi never at home
La Chasse
La Maison the house
La Maison Blanche The White House
La Maisonette The small house
La Manche The English Channel
La Salette
La Vie est Belle
L'Abri the shelter
L'Arbre The Arbour
Lazy Land
Lazy River
Le Chateau
Le Cirque the circus
Le Nid the nest
Lea Side
Les Chaarmilles The Arbors / The Bowers
Les Foinsalles Haywards
Maison Bonde crowded house
Maison Calme peaceful home
Maison De Chance house of luck
Maison de Folie house of madness
Maison des Fleurs House of flowers
Massabielle Where (Saint) Bernadette Soubirous saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in Lourdes.
Mer Vue sea view
Mignon Little darling
Mon Abri my refuge or shed
Mon Désir my desire
Mon Endroit my place
Mon Paradis my paradise
Mon Plaisir my pleasure
Mon Repos my rest
Mon Reve my dream
Mon Royaume my kingdom
Notre Cirque our circus
Notre Endroit our place
Notre Maison our home
Notre Palais our palace
Notre Reve our dream
Paradis paradise
Petit Coin little corner
Petit Recoin little nook
Pittoresque picturesque
Proche de la Mer near the sea
Rendezvous meeting place; appointment
Sa Maison her home
Salutations greetings
Sans Souci without worry; carefree
Sejour Autour stay around
Sur Mer on the sea
Vente Colline windy hill
Vue Claire clear view
Vue de la Mer sea view
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