Jensen

1773–1773
Store Linde, Fakse, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life of Jensen

When Jensen was born in 1773, in Store Linde, Fakse, Storstrøm, Denmark, his father, Jens Pedersen, was 35 and his mother, Dorthe Marie Nielsen, was 34.

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Jens Pedersen
1738–1805
Dorthe Marie Nielsen
1739–1804
Jensen
1773–1773
Niels Jensen
1776–1818

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Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Jensen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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