French (Swiss) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of French names used more often in French-speaking regions of Switzerland. See also about French Names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADORLÉE f French (Swiss, Rare)
Presumably an elaboration of ADORÉE.
BARBELLE f French (Swiss, Archaic)
Diminutive of BARBE (compare also BÄRBEL).
BASCH m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Short form of Baschtian, an obsolete form of BASTIAN.
BLUETTE f French (Swiss, Rare), French (Archaic)
Derived from bluet, a variant of bleuet, "cornflower".
ETEVENARD m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Swiss-French derivative of ÉTIENNE found in the late 1600s.
EVATTE f French (Archaic), French (Swiss, Archaic)
Diminutive of ÈVE and EVA found in the French Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region and in the Swiss area around Montreux up until the late 1600s.
HENRION f French (Swiss, Archaic)
Local feminine form of HENRI by way of combining the name with the diminutive ending -on (compare names like Marion and ALISON) found in Montreux up until the early 1700s.
IMIER m French (Archaic), French (Swiss, Rare)
French form of Hymerius. While this name is archaic in France, it is still occasionally used in French-speaking Switzerland.
ISALINE f French, Walloon, French (Swiss)
Either a combination of Isa and LINE or an elaboration of ISALIE.
JEANTAT m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Local diminutive of Jean found in the Montreux region up until the late 1600s.
LAURIANE f French, French (Quebec), French (Swiss), Flemish (Rare), Walloon (Rare)
French form of LAURIANA. A known bearer of this name is Lauriane Gilliéron (b. 1984), who was crowned Miss Switzerland in 2005.
LAURIANNE f French, French (Quebec, Rare), French (Swiss, Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Walloon (Rare)
French variant of LAURIANE. Outside of the francophone world (such as in English-speaking countries and in the Netherlands), this given name tends to be a combination of the names LAURA or LAURIE with Anne.
LORIENNE f French (Quebec, Rare), French (Swiss, Rare)
French variant spelling of LAURIENNE, which is one of the main French forms of LAURIANA.
ORY m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Of uncertain origin and meaning, although current theories include a derivation from ULRICH via the form OULRY. This name has been found in French-speaking Switzerland up until the late 1600s.
OULRY m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Gallicized form of ULRICH used in the Montreux area of Switzerland up until the late 1600s.
TOURS m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Contraction of Saint OURS recorded in French-speaking Switzerland up until the 19th century.
ULRY m French (Swiss, Archaic)
Gallicized form of ULRICH found in French-speaking Switzerland up until the 1700s.
VUILLAUME m French (Archaic), French (Swiss, Archaic)
Variant of GUILLAUME found up until the 1700s in French-speaking Switzerland as well as in Lorraine and the Franche-Comté regions of France.
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