Two French genealogy sites have recently been involved in acquisitions by other companies. The French Genealogy company Geneanet is to be acquired by Ancestry. You can read more about this here . If you come across French names in your tree from the Caribbean , this site is worth a look. They also have an area that indicates the possible area of origin of a name for a given time period .
Click here to view Geneanet
To search the Filae site click here