125 Swiss Baby Names With Meanings

Switzerland, a small country with a large population, is renowned for its linguistic variation. Three-fourths of the total population speak German as their native language, a tad less than half of the total population have Italian as their native language, and the rest speak French. You will notice the same variation in their baby names as well. German Swiss people select popular German names, Italian speakers stick with Italian baby names, and French speakers find comfort in French baby names. Traditional Swiss names are rarely heard.

Another thing to note is that the Swiss people do not experiment much in terms of baby names. They cannot invent names as there are legal guidelines and social conventions against it. The name must be gender neutral, it shouldn’t be a dialect name or a nickname, and must be approved by the Swiss authorities. Even creative spelling isn’t allowed.

Deluge yourself in our distinctive Swiss baby name list below. German, Italian, French, or traditional Swiss name, MomJunction's got everything here.

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
DavidA beloved friendBoy
EliasOne who believes Yahweh is the LordBoy
Emiliathis name means to rival or emulate or excel.Girl
Emmathe meaning of this name is universal whole.Girl
GabrielGod is my strengthUnisex
JulianLatin - Jupiter's Child; Downy; Julian is YouthfulBoy
LaraA famous person who is notable to manyGirl
LauraPerson crowned with laurelsGirl
LenaA short of Helen, meaning a torch, or Hindu for a Tender and devoted womanGirl
LeonName meaning LionBoy
LiamA worrior of strong willBoy
LinaPerson who is tender and delicateGirl
LouisFrench name meaning Great knight, brave warriorBoy
LucaPlace name, a region in southern ItalyBoy
MiaThe person who is dearly to everyone.Girl
MilaA Gracious or a beautiful dearGirl
NoahRelaxation, restful, harmony, calm.Unisex
SamuelIt was told by the GodBoy
SofiaMeans wisdom in Greek. A wise womanGirl
AccolaNeighbor or to live near.Boy
AdalheidGoldenBoy
AdankAdank is Swiss variant of Adam and means earthBoy
AdolfusA noble wolfBoy
AebiPet form of the personal name Adalbert, meaning noble.Boy
AgnettaChaste or holyGirl
AgonThe dawnBoy
AltherrThe name means old master, or an older person of high status.Boy
AmackerTopographic name from 'am Acker', meaning by the field.Boy
AnnaName of a King; Food; Grain; Earth and Water; GodBoy
AnnagretThe glorious one who is bright and nightlessGirl
ArditThe golden dayBoy
ArjetaGolden lifeGirl
ArmendGolden intelligence, or golden mindBoy
ArnborgEagle or protectionBoy
BabettaForeign woman.Girl
BalthisSwiss form of Balthazar, meaning Baal protects the King.Boy
BarbelForeign or strangeGirl
BasteinShort form of Sebastein, meaning one who is revered.Boy
BeatBlessedBoy
BenzigerSomeone from Benzingen.Boy
BerlingerA habitational name, meaning from Beroldingen.Boy
BertschyA variant of Germanic name Bertwald, meaning bright and famous.Boy
BilleterHabitational name meaning someone from Bilten.Boy
BlandaDazzlingGirl
BlerimFlower or bloomBoy
BlerinaFresh greennessGirl
BothildOne who is best in the battle.Girl
CaflischShortened form of Kalbfleisch, literally meaning calf meat. It may mean an immature person.Boy
CajsaPureGirl
CamenzindAn occupational name for a builder of fireplaces and chimneys.Boy
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