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Origins Available: Belgium, English
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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pede, Peder, Peders, Pedersen, Pederstorf, Pedolin, Peden, Pedern, Pedaert and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peder research. Another 228 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1680 is included under the topic Early Peder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Peder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Peder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Peder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Peder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peder Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 16 March 2010 at 07:57.