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Type Country
Pronounced Pron. SHVIETS(German)
SHVAYTS(Swedish)
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Meaning & History

From the name of the town and canton of SCHWYZ. This is the German and Swedish name of Switzerland.
Other Languages & CulturesSchwyz, Switzerland(English) Schwytz, Suisse(French) Svitto, Svizzera(Italian) Switz(Medieval German) Schwyz, Suiza(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsSchweitzer, Switzer(German)
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