When Anna Margrethe Jensen was born on 24 October 1900, in Furreby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Martinus Theodor Jensen Jeppesen, was 29 and her mother, Annine Christine Mikkelsen, was 32.
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 .