The meaning of Husby
The place name Husby (Huseby of Husaby) is usually associated with a Kongsgård - a property that was at one time a royal estate. There are about 70 locations in Sweden named Husby (or a variant), about a dozen of them are parishes. Most of the names are dated to the 11th and 12th century. In modern Swedish hus means a house and by means a village.
Husby parishes in WikiTree
- Husby, parish in Dalarna (Kopparberg) county (W)
- Husby-Långhundra parish in Stockholm County (AB). From 1971 in Uppsala County (C)
- Husby-Oppunda parish in Södermanland County (D)
- Husby-Rekarne parish in Södermanland County (D)
- Husby-Sjuhundra parish in Stockholm County (AB)
- Husby-Sjutolft parish in Uppsala County (C), Sweden
- Husby-Ärlinghundra parish in Stockholm County (AB)
- Kungs-Husby parish in Uppsala County (C)
- Västra Husby parish in Östergötland County (E)
- Östra Husby parish in Östergötland County (E)
- Husaby parish in Skaraborg County (R)
There are also villages or farms named Husby in other Swedish parishes.
- Husby disambiguation at Swedish Wikipedia lists many Husby place names.
Husby also occurs in Denmark and Norway as a place name.
Particularly in Norway it is also used as a family name.