swiss roots


Swiss Roots brings the United States and Switzerland closer together through activities that foster dialogue, understanding, and both online and offline exchanges. The program’s centerpiece,, is a state-of-the-art website that serves as a gateway between the 1 million Americans of Swiss descent to discover their ancestral roots and those with Swiss affinity to discover and communicate with people in Switzerland.

Find your Swiss roots in the genealogy database

Or read some ‘swiss roots stories’