Wipkingen parish, Zürich, Switzerland Genealogy

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Wipkingen became an independent church parish in 1865, belonging before this time to the church parish of Predigern in the city of Zürich.

Place Names

Locations within Wipkingen

Surrounding Parishes

Affoltern bei Zürich
Aussersihl (Sankt Peter)
Unterstrass (Predigern)


Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Wipkingen:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1634 1185139 2 657
1635 1185140 1 569
1637 1185142 2 553
1650 1185150 2 53
1671 1185155 1 541
1682 1185158 2 441
1697 1185165 1 1109
1710 1185172 2 555


(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Wipkingen families:

Civil Registration


The following surnames held citizenship in Wipkingen prior to 1875:

Related Sources

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

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Zürich


Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland