Jorgen Jorgensen was born about 1779, in Hjørring, Denmark. He married Anne Christensdatter about 1802, in Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 June 1831, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 53.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.
Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .