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  • Göran Svinhufvud i Västergötland (b. - 1639)
    Majuri. Skanssin perustaja. Kyrön Skanssi (Kantti), Karvia. Major. Skanssi-hemmanets grundare. Kyrön Skanssi (Kantti), Karvia, Finland. Major. Establisher of Skanssi estate. Kyrön Skanssi (Kantti),...
  • Hans Jeppesson Svinhufvud (c.1455 - bef.1540)
    Av Torsten Berglund (Tbd) – tisdag den 06 juli 2004 kl. 18.58: I Johan Lundbergs senaste inlägg sägs (i enlighet med Elgenstierna och annan äldre litteratur) att den år 1581 adlade bergsmannen Daniel...
  • Hans Jönsson Svinhufvud (1380 - 1460)
    Bergsman, bergmästare vid Kopparberget
  • Jeppe Hansson Svinhufvud (1430 - 1485)
    -------------------------------------------------- SDHK-nr: [ ... 30360] Utfärdat: 14780121, Kopparberget Innehåll: Jeppe Hansson, domare på Kopparberget, intygar att när herr [ Private User ... Ni...
  • Jöns Svinhufvud (c.1350 - 1430)
    Denna artikel redovisar forskningens nuvarande uppfattning: 'Om släkten Svinhuvuds ursprung ..' , Torsten Berglund et al., Släktforskarnas årsbok 2008 (Sveriges Släktforskarförbund), pp 9-28.

About the Svinhufvud surname

Among the Nordic noblesse, there are actually two families Svinhufvud. in numeric order, Svinhufvud af Qvalstad and Svinhufvud i Västergötland (i Westergötland). Both families share the same origin. While the latter family is mostly Swedish, the former has been raised to nobility both in Sweden and Finland.

The family Svinhufvud af Qvalstadi raised to the ranks of nobility in Sweden in 1574 when Per Hansson was ennobled as Per Hansson Svinhufvud, till Främby och Surarve. His son Jöns Persson Svinhufvud af Qvalstad was introduced in 1625 under n:o 145.

After the War of Finland 1808-1809 the family no longer has been no longer represented in Sweden, but when the Finnish noblesse was assembled in 1818, the family was introduced under n:o 7. Perhaps the most prominent member of the family was the third president of Finland Pehr Evind Svinhufvud af Qvalstad, III.

The family Svinhufvud i Västergötland was ennobled in 1581 by a letter to Per Hansson Svinhufvud, till Främby och Surarve from King Johan III. Introduced in 1625 under n:o 199. A branch of the family departed from the family already in the 1600s, and called themselves Qvist.