Finland Swedish Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Swedish names used more often in Finland by speakers of Finland Swedish.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Chydenius Finland Swedish
From the name of the Kytyniemi estate in Nykyrko (now Uusikaupunki), Finland.
Långbacka Finland Swedish
From Swedish lång "long" and backe "slope, hillside".
Mannerheim Finland Swedish (Rare)
Swedification of the German surname Marhein. A famous bearer was Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951), a Finnish military leader, statesman and the 6th President of Finland... [more]
Nordenskiöld Swedish, Finland Swedish (Archaic)
Combination of Swedish nord "north" and sköld "shield". Norden is also the Swedish name for the Nordic countries, but it is not the element used in this surname. Nordenskiöld is a Swedish and Fennoswedish noble family, the first known members are brothers Anders Johan Nordenskiöld (1696-1763) and Carl Fredric Nordenskiöld the elder (1702-1779)... [more]
Nyholm Swedish, Danish, Finland Swedish
Derived from Swedish and Danish ny "new" and holme "islet".
Sibelius Finland Swedish
Latinization of Swedish Sibbe, the name of an estate in Eastern Uusimaa, Finland. A notable bearer was Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957).
Storgård Finland Swedish
From Swedish stor "large, big, great" and gård "farm, estate".
Torvalds Finland Swedish
From the given name Torvald. A notable bearer is Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds (b. 1969), inventor of the Linux kernel.
Wickström Swedish, Finland Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Wikström. A notable bearer was Finnish engineer John Wickström (1870–1959)
Wilén Swedish, Finland Swedish, Finnish
Variant of Vilén or Willén (meanings uncertain, they might be variants of the same name).