When Jeppe Madsen was christened on 4 February 1672, in Kettinge, Ålholm, Denmark, his father, Matz Jeppesen, was 43 and his mother, Birthe, was 39. He married Johanne Pedersen on 26 December 1718, in Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .
English: variant of Madson .