Swiss Submitted Names

Swiss names are used in the country of Switzerland in central Europe.
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ABBONDIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Abbondio.
ABBONDIO m Italian
Italian form of Abundius. Don Abbondio (a priest) is one of the main characters in 1827 Italian masterpiece 'The Betrothed' by Alessandro Manzoni.
ABDÈRE m French (Rare)
French form of Abderos.
ABDERO m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Abderos.
ABELA f German (Rare), Low German (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic), Icelandic (Modern)
Obsolete Low German short form of both Apollonia and Alberta. There is, however, another theory which derives this name from Old Saxon aval "strength; force; fortitude". ... [more]
ABELA f Italian
Feminine form of Abele.
ABÉLIA f French (Rare), Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of Abelia.
ABELINA f German (Rare), Spanish, Provençal
Spanish elaboration of Abelia, Niçard diminutive Abelìa as well as a German feminine form of Abel and a German elaboration of Abela.
ABELLE f French
French feminine form of Abel.
ABIGAËL f Dutch, French
Dutch form of Abigail.
ABIGAËLLE f French
French form of Abigail.
ABIGAÏL f French, Dutch, Catalan
Dutch and French form of Abigail as well as a Catalan variant.
ABIGAILLE f Italian (Rare), Theatre
Italian form of Abigail, used for a character in Verdi's opera 'Nabucco' (1842).
ABRAMA f & m English (Rare), Indonesian (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant or feminine form of Abram and Abramo.
ABRECHT m German (Rare, Archaic)
A variant of Albrecht or possibly transferred use of the surname Abrecht.
ABSOLON m French
French form of Absalom.
ABUNDANTIA f Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Abundantius. She was the Roman personification of abundance, prosperity and good fortune, portrayed as distributing grain and money from a cornucopia. (The mythological character has survived in French folklore as Lady Hobunde.) The name was also borne by an Italian saint martyred during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian.
ABUNDANZIO m Italian
Italian form of Abundantius.
ACACE m French
French form of Akakios via Acacius.
ACANTHE m & f French (Rare)
French feminine and masculine form of Acantha.
ACARIO m Italian (Archaic)
From Latin acharis meaning "ungrateful". It is known because of Saint Acario di Noyon e Turnai.
ACCURSIO m Italian (Rare)
Italian name derived from Accorso and short form of Bonaccurso.
ACEPSIMA m Italian
Italian form of Acepsimas (see Akepsimas).
ACESANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Acesander.
ACESSIMA m Italian
Diminutive of Acepsima.
ACHEO m Italian
Italian form of Achaios via Achaeus.
ACHILL m German (Rare)
German cognate of Achilles.
ACHILLEA f Italian
Feminine form of Achille. It is also the botanical name of the genus of flowering plants (Yarrow).
ACHIROPITA f Italian (Rare)
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Maria Santissima Achiropita, this name is typically and predominantly found in the province of Cosenza, in the Calabria region in Southern Italy.
ACHMED m Arabic, Indonesian, German (Rare)
Variant transcription of Ahmad.
ACILIO m Italian (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian and Portuguese form of Acilius.
ACTÉE m French
French form of Actaeus.
ADA f German, Biblical German, Croatian (Rare)
German and Croatian form of Adah.
ADALARDO m Italian
Italian form of Adalhard.
ADALRICH m German
German form of Adalric.
ADALSINDE f French
French form of Adalsinda.
ADAMANTINE f French (Gallicized), English
Means "of unyielding quality" or "diamond like". From the Latin adamantinus meaning 'incorruptible, inflexible', itself from the Greek adamantinos (ἀδαμάντινος) of the same meaning, with the Greek or Latin suffix of -ine meaning 'like', 'made of', or 'of the nature of'... [more]
ADAMARIA f Italian (Rare)
Combination of Ada and Maria.
ADATTE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of unkown origin and meaning. It seems to have been a local name only found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
ADAUCTE m French
French form of Adauctus.
ADAUTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adauctus. A bearer of this name was Adauto Puñales (1935-2009), a former Uruguayan politician.
ADAUTTO m Italian
Variant of Adauto.
ADDOLORATA f Neapolitan, Italian
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Maria Santissima Addolorata, the name literally means "sorrowful" (from Italian addolorata, the feminine form of the adjective addolorato)... [more]
ADÉLAÏS f French
French form of Adelais.
ADELAISA f Italian
Italian form of Adelaide.
ADELAR m Brazilian, German
From the German adelar meaning, "noble eagle."
ADELASIA f Medieval Italian, Theatre, Italian, Sardinian
Medieval Italian variant of Adelaide. ... [more]
ADELCHI m Italian (Rare), Medieval Italian
It is an Italian form of Adelgis from the Ancient German elements adal 'noble' and gisil 'arrow'. Adelchi was a Longobard prince, son of King Desiderio who ruled Longobard territories in years 756-774... [more]
ADELELMO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese form of Adelhelm via Adelelmus.... [more]
ADELFIA f Italian
Italian form of Adelphia.
ADELFRIED m Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant of Adelfrid.
ADELGONDE f Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Adelgund.
ADÉLIE f French (Rare)
French variant of Adèle and cognate of Adelia. Adélie Land (Terre Adélie in French) in Antarctica was named in 1840 by the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville in honour of his wife.
ADELIN m & f French, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Masculine form and feminine variant of Adelina.
ADELIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish masculinization of Adelia.... [more]
ADELISA f Italian
Elaboration of Adele by way of adding the suffix -isa.
ADELMO m Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Derived from the Old High German name elements ath, which is of uncertain origin and meaning, and helm "helmet; protection".
ADELPHE f French (Rare)
Probably from Greek, either ἀδελφός (adelphós) "brotherly, sisterly" or its feminine form ἀδελφή (adelphḗ) "sister". This name was borne by a sister of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas-Davy de La Pailleterie (1762-1806), father of Alexandre Dumas père... [more]
ADELRUNE f English (Rare), German (Rare)
From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and rún "secret; secret lore; secret counsel". See Alruna
ADELTRAUD f German
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and þruþ "strength".
ADELTRAUT f German
German form of Adeltrud.
ADEN m Romansh
Romansh form of Adam, traditionally found in central Grisons.
ADÉODAT m French
French form of Adeodatus.
ADEODATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adeodatus.
ADHÉMAR m French, Medieval French, Medieval German
Germanic name used most commonly in the Alsace-Lorraine area of France meaning, "noble, illustrious."
ADIGE m & f Italian (Archaic)
Name of an Italian river that runs through the regions of Trentino-Alto-Adige-Südtirol and Veneto.
ADIUTO m Italian (Rare)
From the Latin adiutus meaning "help", in this case referring to divine assistance in a Christian context. ... [more]
ADMETA f Italian
Feminine form of Admeto.
ADMETO m Italian (Rare), Portuguese (African, Rare), Theatre
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Admetus.
ADOLFA f Dutch, German
Feminine form of Adolf.
ADOLFINA f Dutch, German
Extended form of Adolfa.
ADOLPHINA f Dutch, German
Variant of Adolfina, influenced by the French Adolphine.
ADOLPHINE f Dutch, French, German
French feminine form of Adolphe.
ADONE m Italian
Italian form of Adonis.
ADONIA m Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish
Dutch, German, Italian and Swedish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
ADORATO m Italian (Archaic)
Masculine form of Adorata.
ADORAZIONE f Italian
Italian form of the feminine given name Adoración.
ADORLÉE f French (Swiss, Rare)
Presumably an elaboration of Adorée.
ADORNA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Adorno.
ADORNO m Italian
Means "adorned" in Italian.
ADRASTE m French
French form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRASTÉE f French
French form of Adrasteia.
ADRASTO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRI f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
ADRIA f Italian
Possibly a Latinized form of Audrey.
ADRIANE f German (Rare)
Feminine form of Adrian.
AEDONA f Italian (Rare), Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Italian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Aëdon.
AENNE f German
Variant of Anna.
AFAREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphareus.
AFRANIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Afranius.
AFRE f French (Archaic)
French form of Afra.
AFRICAIN m French (Archaic)
French form of Africanus. It coincides with the modern French adjective africain "African" and the noun Africain "(man) from Africa".
AFRO m Italian
Means "African" in Italian. A known bearer was artist Afro Basaldella (1912-1976).
AFRODISIO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
AFRODITE f Italian, Greek, Dutch
Italian and Dutch form of Aphrodite and Modern Greek variant transcription of Afroditi.
AGADRÈME f French (Rare)
French variant of Angadrisma.
AGAPIO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Agapios.
AGATANGELA f Italian
Italian feminine form of Agathangelos.
AGATE f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), French (Rare), Swedish
French variant and Nordic and Latvian form of Agathe.
AGATHANGE m French
French form of Agathangelos.
AGATUCCIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Rare)
Medieval Italian diminutive of Agata, as -uccia is an Italian feminine diminutive suffix.... [more]
AGAZIA f Italian (Archaic)
Italian feminine form of Agazio.
AGAZIO m Italian
Italian form of Agathios.
AGENORE m Italian
Italian form of Agenor.
AGESANDRO m Italian (Archaic), Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Agesander.
AGESILAO m Italian
Italian form of Agesilaus.
AGHINOLFO m Italian
Italian form of Aginolf.
AGIO m Italian
Exact origin unknown. Possibly a derivative of either Anastagio or Biagio. Could also possibly come from the Greek Agion.
AGNELLO m Italian
From Italian agnello "lamb", given either as a nickname for a meek and mild person or as a personal name, which was popular because the lamb led to the slaughter was a symbol of the suffering innocence of Christ.
AGREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Agreus.
AGRICOLE m French
French form of Agricola.
AGUINALDO m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian (Rare)
Meaning "A gift given at Christmas or at the Feast of the Epiphany". It is also a folk genre of Christmas music in several Latin American countries, based on an archaic form of Spanish Christmas carols or villancicos which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.
AHASVER m German (Rare, Archaic)
German form of the Biblical name Ahasueros.... [more]
AHASVEROS m German
German form of Ahasueros as used in current bible translations.
AIACE m Italian
Italian form of Ajax.
AICA f Italian
From the Germanic element ag, possibly meaning "edge" or "sharp".
AÏDA f French
Diminutive of Adélaïde.
AÏDAN m French
French form of Aidan.
AIGA f Low German, German (Rare)
Short form of feminine names that are formed with the Germanic name element AG "edge (of a sword)".... [more]
AIKO m West Frisian, German, East Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element ag or agil "edge (of a sword)", such as Ekkehard or Aai.
AIMABLE f & m French (Archaic)
French form of Amabilis.
AIMERIC m French (Archaic)
Original form of Emmerich used in France, which was later replaced by the more modern Émeric.
AIMERY m French (Archaic)
Variant of Aimeric. The Normans introduced this name to England.
AIMO m Italian
Variant of Aimone.
AIMONE m Italian
Italian form of Haimo. This name was borne by Aimone, Duke of Aosta, an Italian royal who briefly reigned as King of Croatia during World War II.
AIRELLE f French (Rare), English (Rare), Literature
Derived from airelle, the French name for the plant genus Vaccinium. The French derived the name from Portuguese airella, which in turn was derived from Latin atra "dark, black, gloomy".
AISCHA f German
German form of Aisha.
AITA f Romansh
Romansh variant of Agata, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
AKELEI f Dutch (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Direct adoption of the Dutch and German name for the flower Aquilegia vulgaris "columbine".
ALADINA f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Aladdin.
ALADINO m Italian (Rare), Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aladdin.
ALAGIA f Medieval Italian, Italian (Archaic)
Possibly a variant of Alasia, short form of Adelasia. The Genoese noblewoman Alàgia dei Fieschi, who Dante praises in his 'Purgatorio' (c.1318), was a niece of Pope Adrian V and the wife of Dante's friend Moroello III Malaspina.
ALAÏS f Provençal, French (Rare)
Contracted form of Azalaïs.
ALARICH m Czech, German
Czech and German form of Alaric.
ALARICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alaric.
ALAVIVO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alavivus.
ALBACHIARA f Italian
Combination of Alba and Chiara. Use of this name is most likely influenced by the song 'Albachiara' by Vasco Rossi.
ALBANE f Basque, French, German
Basque, French and German feminine form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBÉRIC m French
French form of Alberic. A known bearer of this name was the French composer Albéric Magnard (1865-1914).
ALBERTOS m Galician, German (Hellenized)
Galician and older Greek form of Albert.
ALBÉRY m French
Variant of Albéric (see also Aubry).
ALBOÏN m French
French form of Alboin.
ALBOINO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alboin.
ALCANDRE m French
French form of Alkandros via Alcander.
ALCANDRO m Italian
Italian form of Alkandros via Alcander.
ALCÉE m French
French form of Alcaeus.
ALCEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcaeus.
ALCESTE f & m French, Italian
French and Italian masculine and feminine form of Alcestis.
ALCESTI f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Alcestis.
ALCIDA f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Alcide.
ALCIME m French (Rare)
From the Latin #alcimus", meaning "valiant".
ALCIONE f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of Alcyone. This name is borne by Brazilian samba singer Alcione Dias Nazareth.
ALCIONEO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alcyoneus.
ALCYONÉE m French
French form of Alcyoneus.
ALDEBRANDO m Italian
Italian form of Aldebrandus.
ALDEGONDE f Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Aldegund.
ALDEMAR m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German
Derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old High German mâri "famous". The name might also be a metathesis of Adalmar.
ALDERICA f Italian
Feminine form of Alderico.
ALDERICH m German
German form of Alderic.
ALDERICO m Italian
Italian form of Aldric.
ALDOBRANDO m Italian
Italian form of Aldebrand.
ALDRICH m German
German form of Aldric.
ALDUIN m English, French, Popular Culture
English and French form of Aldwin. Alduin was a king of the Lombards in the 6th century AD.... [more]
ALEARDA f Italian
Feminine form of Aleardo.
ALEARDO m Italian
Italian form of Adelardo.
ÁLEHTTÁ f Sami, German
Sami form of Aletta.
ALENDRA f & m English (Modern), Italian (Archaic)
As an English feminine name, it is a contracted form of ALEXANDRA. It is also a rare Italian male name (of unknown meaning) that faded out of use in the early 20th century.
ALEO m Italian, Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Aleus.
ALESSANDRIA f Italian
Italian form of Alexandria.
ALESSIANO m Italian
Italian form of Alexian.
ALESSO m Italian
Variant of Alessio.
ALEWISS m German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of Aloysius.
ALEXANE f French (Modern)
Elaboration of Alexe and Alexa.
ALEXIANE f French
French form of Alexiana.
ALEXIEN m French
French form of Alexian.
ALEXIENNE f French
French form of Alexiana.
ALEXINE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Alexin.
ALEXY m & f French, English (Modern)
English diminutive of Alexandra or Alex and French diminutive of Alexis.
ALFESIBEA f Italian, Polish
Italian and Polish form of Alphesiboea.
ALFIA f Italian, Russian
Feminine form of Alfio.
ALFIO m Italian
Variant of Alfeo.
ALFRIED m Dutch, German
Short form of Adalfried and variant of Alfred.
ALHET f Low German, German (Archaic)
Low German short form of Adelheid.
ÄLIAN m German
German form of Aelian.
ALIAUME m French
French form of Adalhelm. Previously a name that had gone out of fashion after the Middle Ages, but it has enjoyed a modest revival in France since the late '80s (which reached its peak in 1996).
ALIDEA f Italian
Elaboration of Alida and Alide.
ALIDOR m French (Rare)
An old and obscure French given name of unknown meaning, which may possibly ultimately be of Occitan origin (compare Aliénor) or even Basque origin. It seems that it was mostly used in the 19th century, not just in France but also in (the French-speaking part of) Belgium and the Canadian province Quebec... [more]
ALIOCHA m French
French form of Alyosha.
ALIPIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Alypius.