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Peder History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Peder family


The surname Peder was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Peder family


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Peder Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pede, Peder, Peders, Pedersen, Pederstorf, Pedolin, Peden, Pedern, Pedaert and many more.

Early Notables of the Peder family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Peder family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicol Peder, who settled in New England in 1709 with his wife and five children
  • Nicol Peder, who arrived in America sometime between 1709 and 1710
  • Johann Melch Peder, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752
  • Georg Smith Peder, who settled in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1752

Peder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Peder, who settled in New York, NY in 1852

Contemporary Notables of the name Peder (post 1700)


  • Bent Peder Rasch (1934-1988), Danish gold medalist sprint canoeist at the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Jan Peder Lamm (b. 1935), Swedish archaeologist
  • Peder Anker (b. 1966), (born 1966), Norwegian historian
  • Peder Anker (1749-1824), Norwegian politician
  • Peder Persson (1938-2018), Swedish footballer
  • Peder Sather (1810-1886), prominent Norwegian-born American banker and philanthropist, eponym and benefactor of Sather Tower and Sather Gate at University of California, Berkeley
  • Peder Lykkeberg (1878-1944), Danish Olympian who won a bronze for aquatics at the 1900 games
  • Peder Rasmus Lyng (1799-1863), Norwegian politician
  • Peder Schall (1762-1820), Danish composer
  • Peder Nikolai Leier Jacobsen (1888-1967), Norwegian politician

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