When Gunder Pedersen was born on 14 April 1837, in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Peder Pedersen Kankrud, was 28 and his mother, Kirsti Gundersdatter Hovde-eie, was 31. He lived in Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway in 1837.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.
Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.
English: variant of Peterson .
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