Peterson Family History

Meaning of surname: Peterson

Peterson is a common English language patronymic surname, meaning "son of Peter". There are an estimated 700 variant spellings of the surname.[1] The form Peterson may also have arisen from Danish Petersen with a change of spelling commonly applied by Danish immigrants to English-speaking countries.

We found 4,284,192 Genealogy and Family History Records for Peterson in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Peterson surname:

4,078,519 Digital Copies of Newspapers
82,815 Pictures of Obituaries
8,440 Government Documents
38 Historical Books
114,380 Social Security Death Records

Peterson Surname

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