Origin:Scandinavian
Popularity:570
Meaning:son of Jan or God is gracious
Actor Jensen Ackles has brought recognition to this first name since his hit TV series 'Supernatural' began airing in 2005. It’s been steadily ranked on the baby name charts since 2008. As a last name, Jensen tops the list as most common in Denmark, one of the Scandinavian countries where it originated centuries ago. Jensen is a sleek name that translates to “son of Jens/John” and feels very contemporary, despite its history.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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