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Gender: Male Origin of Peder: Scandinavian variation of Peter Meaning of Peter: Greek, "rock"

The name Peder is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin. Peder and is often added to lists like Variations of Peter and discussed in our forums with posts like "Follow the rules, caf!".

From the experts:

Peder? You mean Peter? You'll have to do a lot of spelling and explaining of this one.

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Famous People Named Peder

Peder Ludvik Kolstad, former Prime Minister of Norway
Peder Severin Krøyer, 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

Pop Culture References for the name Peder

Peder Doterson : main character in "Princess academy" by Shannon Hale

Pedey, Peadar


Gemmarocks112 is Love, is Life Says:


Weird but... cool. What exactly is meant by "rock"?