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104 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.

AccolaNeighbor or to live near.Boy
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
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
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
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
CamenzindAn occupational name for a builder of fireplaces and chimneys.Boy
CaspariVariant spelling of Italian Gaspari. It means treasure bearer.Boy
DanuserSwiss variant of Tannhauser or Dannhauser. It means theatre of opera.Boy
DerrerOccupational name for a flax or hemp worker.Boy
DettwilerVariant spelling of Detweiler, a habitational name from Detweiler, a village in Zürich.Boy
DietikerA habitational name for someone from Dietikon near Zürich.Boy
DislerOccupational name for a maker of poles, frames, or wagons. Literally, it means shaft.Boy
EberlyA pet form of Eberhardt, meaning brave or hardy.Boy
EbersoldSwiss variant of Ebersol, meaning wild boar or wallow.Boy
EggenPatronymic from Egge, meaning ridge or edge.Boy
EhliiA noble and brave hearted personUnisex
EigerSharp like a javelin; very strongBoy
ElovEver-heir or successor.Boy
ElsingerProbably a derivative of Elsing.Boy
ErismanAn honorable man.Boy
EviaShe is breathing and livingGirl
FahrniA variant of Farni, a topographic name for someone living in an area with ferns.Boy
FassnachtDervied from the word Fastnacht, meaning 'Shrovetide carnival'Boy
FesslerOccupational name for a cooper.Boy
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