Name Jens - meaning, origin, popularity 

Jens name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Hindi, German, Scandinavian, Frisian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Swedish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: j(e)-ns
Meaning: Gracious Gift of God, Yahweh is Gracious and God is Merciful
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What does Jens mean?

Trendy and Enduring Jens is originated from Hebrew is predominantly used in Hindi, Estonian, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Swedish, Greenlandic, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Icelandic, Finnish and Frisian, Jens means "Gracious Gift of God, Yahweh is Gracious or God is Merciful" is used for boys. Jens is derivative of Jan. Jan is form of biblical and enduring Jean. Jan is a shortened form of Janacek. Jan is German and Frisian equivalent of Johannes. Also Jan is Dutch, Frisian and German equivalent of Jahan [11]. Jan is also Dutch, Frisian and German equivalent of Names Ending with -Ian. Jan is also form of Johannes [11] in Slavic language. Meaning of Jan is God is Merciful and The Grace or Mercy of the Lord came from Hebrew and Czech. Jens is abridged form of Johannes. Johannes is a variant form of evergreen and biblical Jean. Johannes is Dutch and Scandinavian form of John. Also Johannes is Latin form of The Greek Name Ιωαννης, Which is a Contracted Form of the Hebrew Name יוֹחָנָן, a Combination of Jo;Hann, Meaning God is Gracious. Meaning of Johannes is God is Merciful, The Lord is Gracious and Merciful is originated from Hebrew. Jens is German, Danish and Swedish equivalent of Jöns.

How do I pronounce Jens?

The two syllabled name Jens is commonly pronounced as j(e)-ns.

Variants of Jens

Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Jes, Jenseraq, Jöns, Jönis, Jödde, Jeanne, Johanna, Ivan, John, Johannes, Hanan, Jaes, Jess, Jösse, Jonis

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How popular is the name Jens?

Jens is common in Netherlands where over 1580 new-borns have been given the name since 2015. At its zenith in 2015, it ranked 35th when 338 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 5 times Also, Jens used to be a common name in Denmark, first appeared in 1993 and over 1842 babies have been given the name in 9 years. At its zenith in 1993,. After 9 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 9 times Also, Jens is common in Belgium where over 4462 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. At the peak of its usage in 1996, the moniker grabbed the 13rd spot and 443 baby boys were given the name.

Jens is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1884 and was able to reach the top 700 names. In 1884, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 663 on boy names chart when 39 babies were named Jens. Over 2295 people have been named Jens in United States. Jens is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Also, it is uncommon in France, where it has been in use since 1974 and peaked in 1974 when it ranked 1439th.

However things change on global perspective, Jens is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 500 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Sweden and Norway. According to our findings, over 330000 babies have been named Jens globally.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Jens

You chose not to love people who don't love themselves. You want to be an example of how everyone should live their life. You are often seen as the wise weirdo who doesn't talk much. Having 5 as your soul urge number reveals your deep desire to change and transform all the time. Relationships make you feel trapped. You have a specific taste in people. You don't hang around with just anyone. However, this is why people respect you.

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  •  Marjet - Girl name Marjet is originated from Hebrew, meaning of Marjet is "Bitterness" is used largely in Dutch and Swedish
  •  Melanie - Persistent and Illustrous Melanie substantially is used in Swedish, Finnish and Kannada is a gender insensitive name, meaning of Melanie is "Dark Skinned, The Black or Dark" is rooted from Old Greek
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Famous people named Jens

  • Jens Evensen, Norwegian lawyer, judge, politician
  • Jens Bratlie, Norwegian attorney and military officer
  • Jens Christian Hauge, Jens Chr
  • Jens Orback, Swedish Social Democratic politician
  • Jens Christian Christensen, Danish politician
  • Jens Müller, Norwegian pilot trained in Little Norway in Canada and POW
  • Jens Harald Bratlie, Norwegian pianist
  • Jens Grand, outstanding jurist of canon law
  • Jens Christian Svabo, pioneering Faroese linguist, scholar
  • Jens Jørgen Thorsen, Danish artist, director
  • Jens Lauritz Arup, Norwegian bishop and politician
  • Jens Haugland, Norwegian jurist and politician for the Labour Party
  • Jens Isak de Lange Kobro, Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party
  • Jens Boden, German speed skater
  • Jens Haven, Moravian missionary and the prime mover behind the founding of the Moravian missions
  • Jens Lindemann, German born Canadian trumpet soloist of Polish Jewish heritage now based
  • Jens Nickel, is one of Germany's leading Ten-pin bowlers
  • Jens Gaiser, German nordic combined skier
  • Jens Thiis, Norwegian art historian
  • Jens Christian Grøndahl,
  • Jens Zetlitz, Norwegian priest and poet
  • Jens Larsen, Danish former professional volleyball and beach volleyball player
  • Jens Ackermann, German politician and member of the FDP
  • Jens Olsen, clockmaker, locksmith and astromechanic
  • Jens Christian Djurhuus, first poet who wrote in Faroese
  • Jens Werrmann, German hurdler
  • Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, Danish artist
  • Jens Deimel, former German nordic combined skier
  • Jens Sparschuh, German writer from Chemnitz
  • Jens Esmark, Danish-Norwegian professor of mineralogy
  • Jens Munk, Dano-Norwegian navigator and explorer
  • Jens Müller, East German-German luger
  • Jens Peder Søndberg, artist based in Copenhagen
  • Jens Frahm, biomednmr
  • Jens Martin Skibsted, Danish designer, brands expert and entrepreneur
  • Jens Peter Hansen, Danish amateur football player
  • Jens Pühse, extreme right-wing German politician
  • Jens Hübler, retired East German sprinter
  • Jens Lambæk, Danish gymnast
  • Jens Kristian Jensen, Danish gymnast
  • Jens Kirkegaard, Danish gymnast
  • Jens Laursen, Danish gymnast
  • Jens Salvesen, Norwegian sailor
  • Jens Jørgen Hansen, Danish former football player and manager
  • Jens Dautzenberg, former German sprinter
  • Jens Knipphals, retired West German long jumper
  • Jens Christian Skou, Danish biochemist and Nobel laureate
  • Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae, Danish archaeologist, historian and politician
  • Jens Martin Knudsen, Danish astrophysicist
  • Jens Clausen, Danish-American botanist, geneticist
  • Jens Baggesen, major Danish poet, librettist, critic
  • Jens Stoltenberg, Norwegian politician
  • Jens Jeremies, retired German footballer
  • Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian writer whose work spanned a number of literary formats

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