Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Switzerland of 1939 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Switzerland 1939:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Hans 1,132
2 Peter 911
3 Walter 762
4 Werner 594
5 Josef 579
6 Ernst 477
7 Kurt 469
8 Paul 430
9 Heinz 424
10 Johann 411
11 Rudolf 392
12 Franz 366
13 Alfred 354
14 Jean 335
15 Bruno 319
16 René 294
17 Karl 290
17 Fritz 290
19 Robert 272
20 Max 262
21 Michel 261
22 Anton 257
23 Rolf 216
24 Pierre 215
25 Giuseppe 210
26 Antonio 201
27 Albert 196
27 Roland 196
29 Jakob 184
30 Heinrich 175
31 Otto 172
32 Willy 166
33 Marcel 165
34 André 164
35 Erwin 163
36 Martin 157
36 Urs 157
38 Erich 156
38 Ulrich 156
40 Hermann 154
41 Christian 149
42 Claude 141
43 Roger 140
44 Giovanni 139
44 Mario 139
46 Alois 136
47 Friedrich 130
48 Emil 127
49 Jean-Pierre 126
49 Bernard 126
51 Manfred 116
51 Georges 116
53 Herbert 113
53 Bernhard 113
55 Dieter 112
56 Armin 103
56 Gerhard 103
58 Daniel 102
58 Wilhelm 102
60 Eduard 100
61 Charles 99
62 Andreas 98
63 Richard 95
63 Francesco 95
65 Klaus 94
65 Willi 94
65 Georg 94
68 Adolf 92
68 Arthur 92
70 Eugen 91
70 Jacques 91
72 Luigi 89
72 Jean-Claude 89
72 Jürg 89
75 Gilbert 88
76 Hugo 83
77 Joseph 82
78 Helmut 81
79 Guido 80
80 Salvatore 78
81 Gérard 77
81 Angelo 77
83 Horst 76
83 Hansruedi 76
85 Leo 73
86 Johannes 71
87 Franco 70
88 Francis 68
89 Markus 67
89 Theodor 67
89 Henri 67
92 Carlo 66
92 Othmar 66
94 Arnold 65
94 Raymond 65
96 Oskar 63
96 Pietro 63
98 Günter 61
99 Wolfgang 60
100 François 59
100 Louis 59
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Maria 1,118
2 Elisabeth 764
3 Anna 747
4 Ruth 714
5 Verena 699
6 Erika 585
7 Rosmarie 582
8 Ursula 566
9 Gertrud 511
10 Marie 501
11 Margrit 456
12 Rosa 453
13 Rita 394
14 Heidi 316
15 Marianne 306
16 Hedwig 277
17 Edith 263
18 Martha 262
19 Silvia 254
20 Alice 242
20 Adelheid 242
22 Katharina 234
23 Dora 211
24 Monique 208
25 Jacqueline 206
25 Johanna 206
27 Helga 204
28 Elsbeth 191
29 Klara 190
30 Doris 184
31 Margrith 177
32 Anita 171
33 Irene 166
34 Agnes 151
35 Nelly 149
36 Theresia 148
37 Annemarie 147
37 Ingrid 147
39 Margaretha 146
40 Hildegard 143
40 Erna 143
42 Madeleine 140
42 Ida 140
44 Frieda 138
44 Brigitte 138
46 Susanna 137
46 Yvonne 137
48 Liselotte 131
49 Esther 130
50 Denise 129
51 Liliane 127
52 Hanna 125
52 Therese 125
54 Christiane 124
54 Sonja 124
54 Monika 124
57 Emma 122
58 Irma 120
58 Elsa 120
60 Gisela 119
61 Renate 113
62 Eva 110
63 Elfriede 107
64 Josette 106
64 Beatrice 106
66 Magdalena 105
67 Charlotte 104
67 Lydia 104
69 Helene 103
70 Pia 100
70 Karin 100
72 Barbara 99
73 Christa 97
73 Rosemarie 97
75 Christine 96
75 Sylvia 96
77 Anne 95
78 Margaritha 93
79 Hannelore 92
80 Susanne 85
80 Françoise 85
82 Josiane 84
82 Angela 84
84 Ingeborg 83
84 Bertha 83
86 Marlies 82
86 Anne-Marie 82
86 Suzanne 82
89 Bernadette 81
89 Simone 81
89 Inge 81
92 Janine 80
92 Danielle 80
94 Lucia 79
94 Eliane 79
96 Marguerite 77
97 Helena 74
97 Lina 74
99 Berta 73
99 Yvette 73
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