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French Personal Information Vocabulary

French Personal Information Vocabulary

This page contains a table with French personal information vocabulary. These words should come in very hand for dealing with French bureaucracy. This words cover terms related to name, address, work and education.

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    Name and birthdate

    • first name le prénom
    • last night le nom de famille
    • signature la signature
    • to sign signer
    • Sign here, please. Signer ici, s’il vous plaît.
    • My name is . Je m’appelle .
    • What is your name? Quel est votre nom ?
    • Write your name (informal) Écrivez ton nom.
    • Write your name (formal) Écrivez votre nom.
    • date of birth la date de naissance
    • place of birth le lieu de naissance
    • telephone number le numéro de téléphone
    • title le titre
    • Mr. monsieur
    • Mrs., Ms. madame
    • Miss, Ms. mademoiselle
    • Dr. docteur (m)
    • Prof. professeur


    • What is your nationality? Quelle est ta/votre nationalité ?
      race la race
      ethnicity l’origine ethnique (f)
    • What is your race/ethnicity? Quelle est ta/votre race/origine ethnique ?


    • address une adresse
    • place of residence un domicile
    • street la rue
    • avenue l’avenue (f)
    • lane une ruelle, un chemin
    • house number le numéro de la maison
    • Where do you live? (informal) Où demeures-tu?
    • Where do you live? (formal) Où demeurez-vous?
    • I live on _ street. Je demeure rue _.
      to be from être de


    • Where are you from? D’où venez vous ?
    • I’m from . Je suis originaire de .
    • Where did you grow up? (informal) Où as-tu grandi ?
    • Where did you grow up? (formal) Où avez-vous grandi ?
    • city une ville
    • town un village
    • village un petit village

    Profession and education

    • What is your profession? Quelle est ta/votre profession ?
    • What is your profession? Quel est ton/votre métier ?
    • career une carrière
    • line of work le genre de travail
      graduated (adj), holds a diploma être diplômé
    • to finish school finir l’école
    • university degree une license, un doctorat, une maîtrise
    • to graduate obtenir un diplôme
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