When Peder Pedersen was born on 9 September 1792, in Gurre, Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Lassen, was 39 and his mother, Karen Johanne Paulsd, was 26. He married Johanne Rasmusdatter on 7 June 1816, in Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 30 October 1857, in Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark.
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 .