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Ah, ze French! Their baby names are the cutest, non? But sometimes the nicknames (aka what you'll yell out when your adorable progeny is scaling the kitchen island) are more important. Here, eight French baby names with thoughtful nicknames we'd feel honored to scream up and down the playground.

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Amelie

For a girl

You can call her Emmy for short.

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Sebastian

For a boy

To his buds, he's just Bastian.

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Coralie

For a girl

Totally cute if you call her Cora.

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Mathis

For a boy

Mat (with one "t") works if you're in a hurry.

 

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Louna

For a girl

She prefers to go by LuLu.

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Kylian

For a boy

Calling him Kai (pronounced ky) rolls right off the tongue.

 

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Leandre

For a boy

At home, he goes by Lee.

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Marielle

For a girl

A little lady with the ultimate French nickname: Marie.

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