When Anna Catherine Peterson was born on 30 November 1879, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Carl Frederick Peterson, was 29 and her mother, Charlotte Dallof, was 28. She had at least 1 son. She died on 30 November 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.
English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, e.g. Norwegian and Danish Pedersen and Pettersen and their Swedish cognates (see 2 below), Polish Piotrowicz , Slovenian Petrič, Petrovčič, and Petrovič (see Petric , Petrovic ).
Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Petersson, a cognate of 1 above, and also of its variant Pettersson . Compare 1 above.