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Was Isch Dini Nahme? What is Your Name: A Collection of Swiss Family Names

By: Gratz, Delbert L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Morgantown, Masthof Press:

Our Product Number: SWT004


Index. . 95 pages. What is your name? Learn about the families in your ancestry by reading about Heimat, Gemeinde, Doppelburger .. Find your surname in the various lists giving the origins of family names -- some taken from first names, location lived, a special appearance or characteristic, occupation, or even from an animal. All surnames are followed by the names of town in Switzerland where these names originated. In English. View more info

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The Swiss in the United States

By: von Grueningen, John Paul

Price: $24.00  $23.99

Publisher: Baltimore, Clearfield:

Our Product Number: SWT005


153 pages. Originally published under the auspices of the Swiss-American Historical Society, this book is a collection of essays on topics of interest to persons of Swiss origin, especially those whose ancestors came to America after 1840. The book derives its title from its first and longest chapter, a description of the Swiss-American population in 1930. State by state, Mr. von Grueningen describes the Swiss presence in 1930, accounting for early settlements, occupatio... View more info