Jens

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval vernacular form of Johannes (John). Recorded in Denmark since the 14th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Jens

  1. A male given name, cognate with English John.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 111 614 males with the given name Jens have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with frequency peaks in the 19th century and in the 1950s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jens

  1. A male given name, a Low German and Danish form of Johannes ( =John).

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jens

  1. A male given name of Danish origin.

References[edit]

  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 8 044 males with the given name Jens living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 19th century. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jens

  1. A male given name borrowed from Danish.