from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Peterson, Oscar Emmanuel 1925-2007. Canadian jazz pianist. A prolific recording artist noted for his technical skill, he is best known for work produced with his own trio.
- Peterson, Roger Tory 1908-1996. American ornithologist and artist noted for his bird paintings and guidebooks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A surname.
From Peter + -son. (Wiktionary)