Dietikon parish, Zürich, Switzerland Genealogy

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Guide to Dietikon parish, Zürich, Switzerland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Geography

History

After the Reformation, much of Dietikon was re-Catholicized. The protestant residents of Dietikon belonged to the parish of Urdorf until 1959, when an independent Protestant parish was established in Dietikon.

Place Names

Locations within Dietikon

Surrounding Parishes

Bergdietikon (Aargau)
Schlieren
Spreitenbach (Aargau)
Urdorf
Weiningen

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

Census records exist only for the Protestant residents of Dietikon; they are listed under the censuses of Urdorf.

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Dietikon families:

Civil Registration

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Dietikon prior to 1875:

Related Sources

The town's website (in German) can be found here.

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Zürich

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland