When Christen Jensen was born on 25 March 1778, in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Jens Nielsen, was 44 and his mother, Ane Christensen, was 26. He died on 16 October 1778, in his hometown, at the age of 0.
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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