When Else Marie Christensdatter Winter was born on 21 December 1811, in Øster Bording, Balle, Silkeborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Sørensen Winter, was 38 and her mother, Anne Sorensdatter, was 34. She married Peder Danielsen on 23 March 1839, in Gødvad, Silkeborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hindborg, Skivehus, Denmark in 1860. She died on 24 August 1891, in Balle, Hids, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Balle, Silkeborg, Denmark.
English: from the Middle English (Old English) personal name Winter (Old English Wintra), originally a nickname from the word for ‘winter’ and perhaps still a nickname (see 2 below) in the period of surname formation.
English: occasionally perhaps an occupational name from Middle English winter, a variant of Middle English, Anglo-Norman French viniter, vinter ‘wine merchant’.
Irish: Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla-Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. This name is also Anglicized McAlivery.
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