When Poul Christian Jensen was born on 24 December 1833, in Blenstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jens Nielsen, was 32 and his mother, Anne Dorothea Christensdatter, was 35. He died on 29 June 1848, in Blenstrup, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 14.
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 .
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