Christen Jensen Bodker was born about 1661, in Thisted, Denmark. He married Zitsel Jensdatter in 1691, in Klitten, Nordjylland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 22 July 1742, in Denmark, at the age of 82.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .
English: variant of Jennison .
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