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Origin and popularity of the name PETTERSEN


Pettersen : Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Petter a vernacular form of Peter. This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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