When Christen Moller Christensen was born on 16 January 1819, in Snedsted, Vestervig, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Hundsjkaer, was 43 and his mother, Else Jespersdatter, was 32. He married Marie Kirstine Larsen on 23 February 1854, in Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark for about 10 years. He died in 1871, at the age of 52.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .