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Jensen 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jansen, Jessen, Jepsen, Hensen, Mensen, Bernsen, Jens, Jenson

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Jensen Family Origin

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Jensen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jensen. A less common occupation for the Jensen family was Carpenter. The most common Jensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Jensen's were Farmers.

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Jensen Historical Records

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Jensen Life Expectancy

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Famous Jensen Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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