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  1. #6
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    I know two teenage Swiss people. The girl is named Fiona and the guy is named Sam. I'm not sure if there are actual Swiss-originating names, but you can look at the popular or traditional ones in Switzerland

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  2. #8
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    I don't think so, Ash. All the Swiss people I know have German, French, Italian and Russian names. Silvan, Julian, Fabian (lots of -an names!), Sasha, Anoushka...
    My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014

  3. #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by ottilie View Post
    I don't think so, Ash. All the Swiss people I know have German, French, Italian and Russian names. Silvan, Julian, Fabian (lots of -an names!), Sasha, Anoushka...
    That's what I figured. I figured I might get inspiration from their most popular name lists, but I feel like a lot of those (Amelie, Leonie, Mia, Alina, Samuel, etc., etc.) are rather international, or one culture or another--and it doesn't feel Swiss to me. My dad said that we're from the Black Forest area, but isn't that Germany? I was just taking his word for it when he said we were Swiss, but I just googled it, and it doesn't look like the Black Forest area ventures into Switzerland at all. Does it? Maybe I need to see exact cities and such on the family tree program my dad has. I'm a bit confused now, haha.
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  5. #14
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    I have a family friend from switzerland and her name is Rebekah. Her husbands english and there kids are Jordan and Emma. I don't think they do sorry Ash
    ☆Isobel★ Eloise ☆Matilda ★Alice ☆Eleanor ★ Amelia☆ Elena★ Mirabel☆ Felicity ★Phoebe ☆Eilidh ★Rosalia ☆Roisin ★Azalea ☆Elsa ★Arabella☆ Genevieve ★Elodie☆ Tallulah★ Ruby☆
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    ☆Eamon ★ Tiago☆Cooper ★Jack ☆Jago ★Flynn☆ Archer ★Lincoln ☆Asher ★Alfie
    ☆Taylor ★Baxter☆Finnian★Lawson☆Jasper ★Lewis ☆Oscar ★Fletcher ☆Caspian ★Miller☆
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