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Amy Duddy Searching for my mothers fathers side the Petersens. Can find anything past Anton petersen who married Harriet Ryder. My great grandparents
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Petersen Life Expectancy

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Most Common Petersen First Names

According to our database of 50,535 people with the last name Petersen that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Peter 2.4%
  • John 1.6%
  • Anna 1.4%
  • Carl 1.2%
  • Hans 1.2%
  • William 1.1%
  • Robert 1.0%
  • Johan 1.0%
  • Mary 0.9%
  • Charles 0.9%
  • Marie 0.9%
  • Ole 0.8%
  • George 0.8%
  • James 0.7%
  • Paul 0.6%
  • Henry 0.6%
  • Christian 0.6%
  • Harold 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Donald 0.6%
  • Martin 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Richard 0.5%
  • Margaret 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Andreas 0.5%
  • Peder 0.5%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Alfred 0.5%
  • Thomas 0.5%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Edward 0.4%
  • Karl 0.4%
  • Jens 0.4%
  • Fred 0.4%
  • Johannes 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Elizabeth 0.4%
  • Anton 0.4%
  • Herman 0.3%
  • Emma 0.3%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Nils 0.3%
  • Andrew 0.3%
  • Lars 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%

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