When Niels Eriksen Rotfeldt was born in 1410, in Brovst, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Erik Nielsen Rotfeld til Bratskov, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Axelsdatter Dotting til Biersholm, was 43. He married Mrs. Rotfelt about 1429. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1471, in Bergsjöholm, Skåne, Sweden, at the age of 61.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Morten, Alf, Johan, Aase, Bjorn, Einer, Fredrik, Helle, Iver, Knud.
Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).
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