When Ole Fredriksen was born on 21 January 1753, in Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, his father, Fredrik Mikkelsen Hesteskind, was 40 and his mother, Guri Toresdotter Solbrekken, was 28. He died in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, and was buried in Aurdal, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Astrid, Audun, Bodil, Erik, Lars, Ove, Per, Thor.
Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Fredrik, Norwegian form of Friedrich . This surname is rare in Denmark (compare Frederiksen ). Compare also Fredricksen .