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Given Names in Swiss Records (1525-1850)[edit | edit source]

Given Names[edit | edit source]

A[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Abraham
  • Achill
  • Adam
  • Adrian, Adrion
  • Aegidus
  • Alban
  • Albert
  • Albrecht
  • Aldrich
  • Alexander
  • Ambrosius
  • Anders
  • Andolf
  • Andreas, Andres
  • Arbogast
  • Aurel

Female Names

  • Adelheid, Adelheit
  • Afra
  • Agatha
  • Albana
  • Alfonsine
  • Amadea
  • Angela
  • Anna, Anneli
  • Anna Barbara
  • Anna Elisabeth
  • Anna Magdalena
  • Anna Margaretha
  • Anna Maria
  • Anna Susanna
  • Anslema
  • Appolonia
  • Adriadne
  • Armgard
Given names starting with:
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B[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Balthasar
  • Bäni
  • Bartholomeus
  • Barthlime
  • Bartli
  • Basil
  • Baschi, Baschion
  • Basti, Bastion
  • Batt
  • Beat
  • Beda
  • Benedict, Bendicht
  • Bodwin
  • Bonaventur, Bonaventura
  • Brandolf
  • Bruno
  • Brutus
  • Burkhardt, Burkhard
  • Burki

Female Names

  • Babel, Babeli
  • Blbani
  • Baldwina
  • Barbara
  • Barbel, Barbeli
  • Beatrix
  • Benigna
  • Bertha
  • Bethli
  • Blanda
  • Blanka
Given names starting with:
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C[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Cajetan
  • Camillas
  • Canisius
  • Caspar, Casperli
  • Christen, Christian
  • Christoffel, Christopher
  • Chunradt
  • Ciprian
  • Claus
  • Clemens, Clemenz
  • Clephas
  • Clewy
  • Clöwy
  • Coelestin
  • Conrad, Conrat
  • Cornel
  • Crispian
  • Cuonrat
  • Cyrill

Female Names

  • Catharina
  • Cathri, Cathrina
  • Chrischona
  • Christina
  • Clarissa
  • Cleophea, Cleopha
  • Coelestine
  • Cordula
  • Corina
  • Crescentia, Crezentia
Given names starting with:
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D[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Damion
  • Daniel
  • Dankmar
  • Darius
  • David
  • Dedeon
  • Desiderius
  • Dewes, Dewis
  • Dias, Dies
  • Diogenes
  • Dionisius, Dionys
  • Donatus
  • Durs

Female Names

  • Daphne
  • Desideria
  • Donatina
  • Dorina
  • Dorma
  • Dorothea
Given names starting with:
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E[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Egidus, Egidy
  • Egolf
  • Elias
  • Eligius

Female Names

  • Edwine
  • Elsa, Elsi, Elsy
  • Elsbeth, Elisabeth, Elsbethli
  • Engel
  • Ephersyn
  • Ester, Esther
  • Eva
Given names starting with:
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F[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Falstaff
  • Festus
  • Fintan
  • Fortunatus
  • Franz, Franziskus
  • Fridli, Friedli
  • Friedrich
  • Fritz

Female Names

  • Fabiane
  • Fortuna
  • Franziska
  • Fren, Freni
  • Fridoline
  • Froeni
  • Fronegg


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G[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Gabriel
  • Galli, Gallus
  • Gangolf
  • Gaudenz
  • Gayus
  • Gebhard
  • Georg, Georgy
  • Germann
  • Gilgian
  • Glado
  • Gorius
  • Gottfried
  • Gottlieb
  • Greg, Gregor, Gregorius
  • Grosshans, Großhans

Female Names

  • Galate
  • Genave, Genophe, Genoveva
  • Generosa
  • Gerhardine
  • Geroldine
  • Gertrud
  • Gerwine
  • Grete, Gretli
  • Guta, Gutha
Given names starting with:
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H[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Harian
  • Hadwin
  • Hamman, Hammon
  • Hans, Hansli, Hänsli
  • Hans Jakob
  • Hans Konrad
  • Hans Rudolf
  • Hans Ulrich
  • Hans Wilhelm
  • Hartmann
  • Heini
  • Heinrich
  • Hektor
  • Helias
  • Hermann
  • Hieronimus
  • Hippolyt
  • Huldreich
  • Huldrych

Female Names

  • Hadwig, Hedwid
  • Hannah
  • Hendrika
  • Henrike
  • Hildegund
Given names starting with:
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I[edit | edit source]

Female Names

  • Innocentia
  • Iphigenia
  • Iren, Irene
  • Iris
Given names starting with:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

J[edit | edit source]

  • Jacob, Jakob
  • Jacques
  • Jaggli
  • Jean
  • Jean-Jaques
  • Jenni
  • Innocentius
  • Joar
  • Joachim, Jochem
  • Joder
  • Jodocus
  • Joggli
  • Johannes
  • Johann Jakob
  • Johann Rudolf
  • Johann Ulrich
  • Joos, Jos, Joss
  • Jörg
  • Josabe, Josobe
  • Josef, Joseph
  • Jost
  • Jucundus
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K[edit | edit source]

  • Kalixtus
  • Kandid
  • Karl
  • Kaspar
  • Kilian
  • Kleinhans
  • Kolumban
  • Konimus
  • Konrad
  • Kornel
  • Krispin
  • Küni
  • Kunz
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L[edit | edit source]

  • Laelius
  • Landolt
  • Laurentius
  • Leodegar
  • Leonhard
  • Leonz
  • Liberat
  • Lienhard
  • Longin
  • Lorenz
  • Ludolf
  • Ludwig, Ludi
  • Lucas, Lukas
  • Lutz
  • Lux
Given names starting with:
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M[edit | edit source]

  • Marti, Martin
  • Mathys, Matthys
  • Matthaeus, Mattheus
  • Markus
  • Marx
  • Mauritz
  • Maurus
  • Medardus
  • Meinbert
  • Meinbrecht
  • Meinrad
  • Melcher, Melchior
  • Michael, MIchel
  • Moritz
Given names starting with:
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N[edit | edit source]

  • Nemesius
  • Nestor
  • Niclaus, Nicolaus
  • Niklaus
  • Norwin
  • Notger
  • Notcker, Notker
Given names starting with:
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O[edit | edit source]

  • Oberon
  • Orest
  • Othli
  • Othmar
  • Ottokar
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P[edit | edit source]

  • Pacifius
  • Paley
  • Pankras
  • Paul, Paulus
  • Pelagius
  • Peter, Petrus
  • Pipin
  • Pirmin
  • Placidus
  • Prisbus
  • Probus
Given names starting with:
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Q[edit | edit source]

  • Quintus
  • Quirin
  • Quirinus
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R[edit | edit source]

  • Remigius
  • Remis
  • Renatus
  • Renward
  • Richard
  • Robert
  • Romnald
  • Rudi, Ruodi, Rudolf
Given names starting with:
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S[edit | edit source]

  • Sales
  • Salomon
  • Samuel
  • Sebastian
  • Selim
  • Severin
  • Sibold
  • Sigfried
  • Sigmund
  • Silvan
  • Silvester, Sylvester
  • Simon, Symon
  • Sixt, Sixtus
  • Steffan, Stephan, Stephanus
  • Stoffel
  • Syfried
Given names starting with:
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T[edit | edit source]

  • Theodolf
  • Theodor
  • Theodosius
  • Theodul
  • Thias, Thies, Thys
  • Thoman, Thomas, Thomen
  • Thuerneg
  • Tiburtius
  • Tristan
  • Türli
Given names starting with:
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U[edit | edit source]

  • Ubald
  • Uhlmann
  • Uli, Uoli, Uorich
  • Ulrich, Ulrych
  • Ulysses
  • Uranus
  • Urech, Urich
  • Urs
Given names starting with:
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V[edit | edit source]

  • Valentin
  • Varus
  • Veit
  • Vester
  • Vincentius
  • Vinzens
  • Vivian
  • Volker
Given names starting with:
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W[edit | edit source]

  • Walfried
  • Walo
  • Walter, Walther
  • Werner
  • Wernet
  • Wigbert
  • Wilhelm
  • Wingolf
  • Wiprecht, Wypert
  • Wunnibald
Given names starting with:
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X[edit | edit source]

Xaver

Given names starting with:
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Y[edit | edit source]

Female Names

  • Yolanda
Given names starting with:
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Z[edit | edit source]

Male Names

  • Zacharias
  • Zephir

Female Names

  • Zepherine
  • Zilla
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Female Names[edit | edit source]

K[edit | edit source]

  • Katharina
  • Kleophea
  • Kolumbine
  • Kordula
  • Kreszentia
  • Krispina
  • Küngold
  • Kunigunde

L[edit | edit source]

  • Leontine
  • Lidia
  • Lisabeth, Lisabetha
  • Lisa, Lise
  • Lona
  • Lonna
  • Lora
  • Ludowika
  • Luise, Louise
  • Luzey

M[edit | edit source]

  • Madla, Madle, Madlena
  • Magdalena
  • Marcellina
  • Margaretha, Margaret, Margreth
  • Maria
  • Maria Magdalena
  • Marta, Martha
  • Medea
  • Meinarda
  • Meret
  • Minerva
  • Mira
  • Modesta

N[edit | edit source]

  • Notburga

O[edit | edit source]

  • Octavia
  • Olivia
  • Olympia
  • Ottilia

P[edit | edit source]

  • Paulina
  • Perpetua
  • Philomena
  • Placida
  • Pretiosa
  • Prima
  • Prisca
  • Prosperina

Q[edit | edit source]

  • Quinta
  • Quirina

R[edit | edit source]

  • Regina
  • Regula
  • Reinharda
  • Richarda
  • Romilda
  • Rudolfine

S[edit | edit source]

  • Secunda
  • Selina
  • Seraphine
  • Severa
  • Sibilla
  • Silvia
  • Simona
  • Soldanella
  • Susanna
  • Susette

T[edit | edit source]

  • Tatjana
  • Thalia
  • Theophila
  • Thusnelda
  • Trina, Trini, Trinli
  • Trudi

U[edit | edit source]

  • Udine
  • Urania
  • Urbana
  • Ursula, Urseli

V[edit | edit source]

  • Valerie
  • Valeska
  • Verena
  • Veronica, Veronika
  • Vincentia
  • Viola
  • Virgilia
  • Vreni
  • Vronegg

W[edit | edit source]

  • Walburg
  • Walpurga
  • Wilfriede
  • Wilma

X[edit | edit source]

  • Xaveria
  • Xaverine

Swiss Name abbreviations used in Julius Billeter research[edit | edit source]

Swiss Name Abbreviations Used in Billeter Research
Masculine Abbreviation Full Name Feminine Abbreviation Full Name
Adr Adrian Adelh Adelheid
Alb Albert Ana Anna
Albr Albrecht A Anna
Andr Andreas A Barb Anna Barbara
Ant Anthon, Anton A El Anna Elisabeth
Balth Balthasar A Magd Anna Magdalena
Bened Benedik(c)t A Mar Anna Maria
Burkh Burkhard(t) A Marg Anna Margaretha
Casp Caspar A Sus Anna Susanna
Chr Christian Barb Barbara
Christ Christian Cath K(C)atharina
Conr K(C)onrad Doroth Dorothea
Dan Daniel El Elisabeth
Fried Friedrich Elsb Elsbeth
Gg Georg Elsba Elsbetha, Elisabetha
Gottf Gottfried Lis Lisabeth
Gottl Gottlieb Magd Magdalena
Hs Hans Mar Maria
Hs Conr Hans K(C)onrad Marg Margaretha
Hs Jb Hans Jacob Reg Regula
Hs Rud Hans Rudolf Stina Christina
Hs Uli Hans Ulrich Sus Susanna
Hs Wilh Hans Wilhelm
Heini Heinrich
Jb Jac(k)ob
Jg Joerg
Jghs Junghans
Joh Johannes
J Conr Johann Conrad
J Jb Johann Jacob
J Lud Johann Ludwig
J Rud Johann Rudolf
J Uli Johann Ulrich
Lienh Lienhard, Leonhard
Leonh Leonhard, Lienhard
Ludw Ludwig
Matth Matthaeus
Melch Melchior
Nikl Niklaus
Othm Othmas
Pet Peter
Rud Rudolf
Sam Samuel
Sebast Sebastian
Uli Ulrich
Wilh Wilhelm