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Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ancestors spoke Swiss German, Swiss French, Swiss Italian, and Romansh. Today, there are approximately 1 million Americans who identify as Swiss American.

Purpose of project

Please use this project as a place to connect with others tracing their Swiss ancestry, share resources you find, offer helpful tips, ask questions about your search, share your brick walls, etc. Please feel free to add any Swiss Americans you'd like to the project!

It's especially helpful to add:

  • Progenitors of major Swiss-American lines
  • Notable Americans of Swiss heritage



Notable Swiss-Americans

Notable Americans with Swiss ancestry include: