Peder

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Pedr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Swedish younger form of Pädher [3] [7]

Related Names

See Pedr

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Pedersson (♂), Pedersdotter (♀), Pederss dotter (♀), Pederszdotther (♀) [8]
  • Danish: Pedersen (♂), Pedersdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Pedersen (♂), Pederssen (♂), Pederssøn (♂), Pedersdatter (♀), Pedersdotter (♀)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Peder
Genitive: Peders
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Peder
Genitive: Pederin
Partitive: Pederiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Peder
Genitive: Peders
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Peder
Genitive: Peders

Name Day

Norway Norway

1 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Peder Griffenfeld (né Peder Schumacher) (24 August 1635 – 12 March 1699), Danish statesman
  • Peder Ludvig Møller (18 April 1814 – 6 December 1865), Danish literary critic
  • Peder Ludvik Kolstad (28 November 1878 – 5 March 1932), former Prime Minister of Norway (1931-1932)
  • Peder Pedersen (3 November 1945 – 9 January 2015), Danish cyclist

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 5256 n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
0 n.a. 3858 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
0 0 2949 6092
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 165
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Peder(m) Sources: [11][9][10][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Peder(m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Peder(m)

Sources: [11] [9] [10] [12]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables