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Popular Names in France in the 1800s
Boys:
Jacques (James)
Jean (John)
Michel (Michael)
Pierre (Peter)
Jean-Baptiste (John the Baptist)
Bernard
Jean
René
Henri
Phillipe
Paul
Claude
Gerald
Jacques
Michel
Luc

Girls:

Marie (Mary)
Jeanne (Jane)
Marguerite (Margaret)
Françoise (Frances)
Élisabeth (Elizabeth)

Anne
Marie
Sophie
Geraldine
Jeanne
Adélaïde
Adèle
Adrienne
Agathe
Agnès
Aimée
Clémence
Colette
Constance
Victoire
Joséphine
Louise
Eugénie
Christine
Margot
Flora
Marie
Berthe
Marceline
Anaïs
Amable
Aliénor
Adélaïde
Élisabeth

Rich Father: Phillipe
Rich Mother: Adélaïde
Rich Kids: (Just pick four from the list above, since we don't have a description of them other than they're 'rich'.

Poor Mother: Clémence
Blood Son: Henri
Other Kids: (Same as the rich kids.)


Wealthy family:

Father - William

Mother - Isabel

Children: Anna, Henri, George, Victorie



Poor family:

Mother - Marie

BLood Son- Micheal

Orphans- Jean, Paul, Ivy

sources:
http://nameberry.com/nametalk/threads/115534-French-Names-Early-Mid-1800s
http://www.babycenter.com/popularBabyNames.htm?year=1880
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120724191013AAAAs7q