When Thomas Christensen was born on 16 June 1776, in Blokhus, Hune, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Spillemand, was 39 and his mother, Maren Thomasdatter, was 35. He died in 1787, at the age of 11.
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 .
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