Søren Pedersen was born in 1709, in Lerager, Givskud, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark as the son of Peder Lauridsen. He married Birrete Jensdatter on 4 November 1738. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in his hometown, and was buried in Lerager, Givskud, Nørvang, Vejle, 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 .