When Peder Michelsen was born on 29 December 1711, in Flade, Dueholm, Denmark, his father, Michel Thøgersen, was 44 and his mother, Else Lauritzdatter, was 34.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Johan, Niels, Per, Sofus, Sophus, Thor.
North German, Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Michel (see Michael ).
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