When Peder Lars Hansen was born on 16 November 1859, in Landsvik, Manger, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Hans Pedersen, was 24 and his mother, Oline Olsdatter, was 24. He married Agnetha Christina Neilsen on 19 June 1886, in Bergen, Bergen, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bergen, Norway in 1891 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 19 December 1928, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.
Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.
Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.