Upper German Submitted Names

These names are a subset of German names used more often in southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland. See also about German names.
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AMREI f Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Upper German contracted form of Annemarie.
ANNAMIRL f Upper German
Diminutive of Annemarie and Annamaria. This name is strictly a diminutive and not used as a given name in its own right.
ANNEMIE f Upper German, Flemish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish
Diminutive of Annemarie, used mainly in the middle and south of Germany.
ATHALMAR m Upper German
Derived from the Germanic name elements adal "noble" and mar "famous".
BURGEL f Upper German, German (Austrian)
Short form of names that begin with or end in the element "Burg-", most commonly Walburga. ... [more]
EMERENZIA f Upper German, Italian (Rare)
Italian and Upper German variant of Emerentia.
ERWEIN m Upper German (Rare)
Upper German form of Erwin. Known bearers of this name include the German journalist Erwein von Aretin (1887-1952) and the Bohemian-Austrian industrialist and politician Erwein Nostitz-Rieneck (1863-1931).
FEI f Upper German (Rare, Archaic)
Very obscure short form of Sofie, not used as a given name in its own right.
GUNDHARD m Old Swedish, Upper German
Old High German name, combination of GUNN "battle, fight" and HARD "hard, strong."
HAUG m East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic), Upper German
Frisian and Upper German form of Hugo as well as a short form of other Germanic given names that have hugu meaning "heart, mind, spirit" for a first element.... [more]
HIAS m Upper German (Rare)
Bavarian short form of Matthias.... [more]
LIESERL f Upper German
Diminutive form of Elisabeth. Supposedly, the name of Albert Einstein's speculated illegitimate daughter.... [more]
LISEL f Upper German (Rare)
Variant of Liesel, more frequently used as a diminutive and rarely used as a given name.
LUZEI f Upper German (Archaic)
Old Upper German variant of Lucia.
MAREI f Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Southern German variant of Marie. Sometimes, rarely though, also used as a diminutive form of Maria.
MAREILE f Upper German (Rare), Alsatian (Rare)
Upper German and Alsatian diminutive of Marei.
MATTHILD f Faroese, Upper German (Archaic)
Faroese form and archaic Upper German variant of Mathilda.
MITZY f Upper German (Rare)
Obsolescent Upper German diminutive of Maria, in Germany usually not used as given name in its own right.
MIZZI f Upper German (Rare)
Obsolescent Upper German diminutive of Maria, usually not used as a given name in its own right.
NAZI m Upper German (Archaic)
Traditional Austrian and Bavarian short form of Ignaz.
NORTRAUD f Upper German (Rare)
The name is formed from the Germanic name elements NORD "north" and THRUD "strength".
OTL m Upper German
South German diminutive of Otto.... [more]
RESERL f Upper German
Reserl is a Bavarian and Austrian diminutive of Theresia.... [more]
ROSEL f Upper German
Southern German diminutive of Rose and names containing Rose like Rosemarie or Annerose.
RUPPERT m Upper German
Upper German form of Rupert.
SEFFERL f Upper German
Upper German diminutive of Josefine. This name is strictly a diminutive and not used as a given name in its own right.
SEPP m Alsatian, Upper German
Alsatian and Upper German short form of Joseph.
SISI f Upper German, German (Austrian)
German diminutive of Elisabeth. This was the nickname of Elisabeth of Bavaria, empress of Austria.
TRUDPERT m Upper German (Rare)
Upper German variant of Trudbert.
VIRGIL m Upper German, German (Austrian), German (Rare, Archaic)
German cognate of Fergal and Feirgil. This name used to Germanize Fergal and Feirgil in Austria and the southern part of Germany thanks to the Irish-born bishop and astronomer Virgilius von Salzburg (known in English as Vergilius of Salzburg).
ZEIA f Upper German (Rare, Archaic)
Upper German short form of Luzei.