Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Royal Profile: Baroness Hélène Ingeborg Sibylla Silfverschiold

Baroness Hélène Ingeborg Sibylla Silfverschiöld, Baroness Silfverschiöld was born on 20 September 1968 as the daughter of Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld and Niels-August Silfverschiöld, Baron Silfverschiold {Source}. She has the following siblings, siblings-in-law, and nieces and nephews {Source}:
  1. Baron Carl Otto Edmund Silfverschiöld (1965)
    1. Maria Fredriksson (1965, m. 2005)
      1. Anna Margareta Sybilla Desiree Silfverschiöld (2006)
  2. Baroness Kristina-Louisa Ewa Madeleine Silfverschiöld (1966)
    1.  Baron Hans de Geer af Finspång (1963, m. 1999)
      1. Estelle Louise Désirée GerardFriherinna de Greer af Finspäng (2000)
      2. Ian Carl Gerard, Friherre de Greer af Finspäng (2002)
      3. Fred Louis GerardFriherre de Greer af Finspäng (2004)
Baroness Hélène is likely named for:

  • Hélène: greek, for "shining light"
  • Ingeborg:  is a Scandinavian feminine given name, derived from Old Norse Ingiborg, Ingibjǫrg, combining the theonym Ing with the element borg "stronghold, protection".
  • Sibylla: her maternal grandmother, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Not much is known about her. She occasionally attends family events like funerals and weddings. She is currently distantly in succession for the British throne as a descendant of Queen Victoria.

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