Husby place name in Sweden

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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.[1] In modern Swedish hus means a house and by means a village.

Husby parishes in WikiTree

There are also villages or farms named Husby in other Swedish parishes.

Husby also occurs in Denmark and Norway as a place name.

Particularly in Norway it is also used as a family name.


  1. Vad betyder Husby? at Institutet för språk och folkminnen

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