Type Country
Pronounced Pron. SHVIETS(German) SHVAYTS(Swedish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the town and canton of Schwyz. This is the German and Swedish name of Switzerland.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesŠvicarska(Croatian) Zwitserland(Dutch) Schwyz, Switzerland(English) Schwytz, Suisse(French) Svitto, Svizzera(Italian) Švajcarija(Macedonian) Switz(Medieval German) Švajcarska(Serbian) Schwyz, Suiza(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsSchweitzer, Switzer(German)
Entry updated July 11, 2018