- Noah and Mia are the most common first names in Switzerland in 2021. This is according to the data of the name published today by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
- Daniel and Maria are the most common first names in Switzerland, based on the permanent resident population.
- For the first time ever, the Federal Office is also publishing statistics on surnames. As expected, the name Mueller is the leader.
People in Switzerland like it quiet. It should therefore come as no surprise to skilled onomatologists (name researchers) that again in 2021, parents of newborn babies resorted to small and simple things with a higher frequency than average when looking for names again.
The most frequently chosen first name for newborns in 2021 was again Noah, This was already the case from 2010, 2011 and from 2013 to 2017. The second most common names were newborn boys liamthird most common mateo, This is shown by surname and first name data for 2021 published by the Federal Statistics Office.
Even with girls, Swiss parents shine with their consistency. MIA, Emma And elena Were the favorites for girls in 2021. In 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2019, Mia was the highest voter girl.
However, the first-name hit parade largely loses its journey into the exotic as soon as the figures turn to the examination of the entire resident population.
Vera and Zayn – Rising Stars
relative to permanent resident population Daniel And Maria The most common first name in Switzerland. Changes in preferences are reflected in individual visits. When you were born in 1961, there was still Peter Most frequently chosen first name for boys, Maria on girls. counterparts called after 20 years Daniel And sandrathen 20 years later luca And Laura,
The greatest recent climbers have been Vera on girls and Zain on boys. They rose 131 and 242 places respectively between 2020 and 2021. On the contrary the greatest exile was matilda (minus 82 places) and lionel (minus 62 places). are new amira And emilio The 100 Most Popular First Names in Switzerland.
half a million different surnames
It is not only the Swiss preference for assigning first names that is worth looking at, but examining surnames in Switzerland reveals something that is as surprising as it is common. The absolute frequency is not surprising. Exactly 53,686 people are called to Switzerland at the end of 2021 mullerFollowing maier (33’054) and schmid (30,534), as the Federal Office further reports. This marks the first time the surnames of the Swiss population are published.
According to the information, the variety of names is very large. In total there are over half a million different surnames in Switzerland, with different spellings counted differently. The most common surname in western Switzerland is da silvain italian speaking switzerland it is BernasconiRhaeto-Romanik in Switzerland derungs,