Jens

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Low German, Danish and south Swedish variant form of Jöns [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Ianase
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Greenlandic
Ianasi
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Greenlandic
Ianse
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Greenlandic
Iansi
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Greenlandic
Iens
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Old Swedish
Jeansa
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Sami
Jens
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Jense
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Greenlandic Swedish
Jensi
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Greenlandic
Jenss
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Old Swedish
Jæns
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Old Swedish

See also Iának, Janus, Jenseraq, Jensinnguaq, Jes

For female forms see Jensa

Patronyms

  • Danish: Jensen (♂), Jenssen (♂), Jensdatter (♀)
  • Icelandic: Jensson (♂), Jensdóttir (♀)
  • Norwegian: Jensen (♂), Jenssen (♂), Jensson (♂), Jensdatter (♀), Jensdotter (♀)
  • Old Swedish: Jenson (♂), Jensson (♂), Jenssön (♂), Jenszon (♂), Jensøn (♂) [8]
  • Swedish: Jensén (♂), Jensson (♂), Jensdotter (♀)

Combinations

For combinations see JEN (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jens
Genitive: Jens'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Jens
Accusative: Jens
Dative: Jensi
Genitive: Jens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jens
Genitive: Jensin
Partitive: Jensiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jens
Accusative: Jens
Dative: Jens
Genitive: Jens
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jens
Genitive: Jens'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jens
Genitive: Jens' / Jens

Name Days

Norway Norway

24 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 June

Sweden Sweden

29 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 47770 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[10]
2 6 11042 18287
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 7904 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
0 0 220 355
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 1568
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jens(m) Sources: [10][9][11][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jens(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jens(m)

Sources: [10] [9] [11] [13]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables