Peder Name Meaning and Origin

Peder is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Danish’ origin. The baby name Peder means “Rock”.


Peder Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Danish, Greek, Norwegian, Swedish”



Peder is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “PEH + dehr”


Peder Name Meaning:

Peder is a Scandinavian variant of Peter. Peter originates in Greek language and means “rock”. This was the name of several saints, including the one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, as well as the name of numerous members of European royalty. As a male given name it has been popular over centuries and in different spellings all over the world.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Pedey, Peadar


Famous people with this name:

Peder Ludvik Kolstad, former Prime Minister of Norway;

Peder Severin Kroyer, Danish painter;

Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint, Danish architect;

Peder Sather, Norwegian-American banker and philanthropist;

Peder Griffenfeld, Danish statesman;

Peder Eugen Lunde Sr. and Jr., Danish Olympic sailors




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