When Ane Marie Christensen was born on 23 March 1867, in Stenmagle, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Christen Carlsen, was 40 and her mother, Karen Marie Jorgensdatter, was 36. She lived in Stenmagle, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark for about 10 years.
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 .