Pedersen Family History

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Pedersen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Petersen, Pettersen, Andersen, Peterson, Peerson, Gundersen

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Pedersen Family Origin

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Pedersen Family Occupations

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  • Clerk To Ship Broker

    17%
  • Norway Provision Merchant

    17%
  • Porter

    17%
  • Shipbrokers Clerk

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pedersen family was Shipbrokers Clerk. Clerk To Ship Broker, Norway Provision Merchant and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pedersen. The most common Pedersen occupation in the UK was Clerk To Ship Broker. 17% of Pedersen's were Clerk To Ship Brokers.

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Pedersen Historical Records

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Pedersen Life Expectancy

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Famous Pedersen Family

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