When Pehr Gustaf Andersson was born on 15 April 1840, in Floda, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Anders Andersson, was 32 and his mother, Catharina Andersdotter, was 32. He married Anna Sofia Ericsson on 7 November 1870, in Södermanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hällestad, Östergötland, Sweden in 1878. He died on 6 February 1923, at the age of 82.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .