When Peder Siverson Gjedrem was born about 1628, in Bjerkreim, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Siver Roalson Grøsfjell, was 55 and his mother, Malena Olsdatter, was 24. He married Inger Svalesdotter Gjedrem about 1651, in Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels.
Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Sivertsen or of any of its cognates, such as Syvertsen and the very rare Siversen. Compare Severson , Sivertson , and Syverson , see also 2 below.
Americanized form of Swedish Siversson, a cognate of 1 above; it is a patronymic from the personal name Siver, which is a variant of Sivert .