When Maren Jensen was christened on 20 March 1782, in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark, her father, Jens Nielsen, was 48 and her mother, Ane Christensen, was 30. She died on 30 April 1858, in Lendum, Sejlstrup, Denmark, at the age of 76.
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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