When Kirsten Pedersen was born on 24 November 1811, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Peder Svendsen, was 24 and her mother, Ingeborg Nielsdr, was 31.
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 .
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