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since 1880

Jensen

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Son of Jens
  • #2672 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Jensen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1927 5 0 5
1930 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 8 0 8
1965 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1973 11 0 11
1974 6 0 6
1975 11 0 11
1976 20 0 20
1977 20 0 20
1978 27 0 27
1979 27 0 27
1980 30 0 30
1981 31 6 25
1982 37 0 37
1983 44 0 44
1984 39 0 39
1985 42 0 42
1986 56 0 56
1987 32 0 32
1988 67 14 53
1989 81 27 54
1990 120 51 69
1991 107 47 60
1992 124 69 55
1993 120 70 50
1994 156 92 64
1995 198 122 76
1996 254 171 83
1997 272 188 84
1998 347 204 143
1999 300 172 128
2000 269 125 144
2001 232 123 109
2002 195 95 100
2003 174 70 104
2004 181 56 125
2005 209 59 150
2006 181 43 138
2007 219 50 169
2008 238 42 196
2009 294 35 259
2010 372 54 318
2011 427 28 399
2012 569 51 518
2013 708 49 659
2014 856 67 789
2015 858 75 783

Want to know about the popularity of the Jensen baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,600 babies born with the name Jensen in the United States. That's more than enough Jensens to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jensen" was in 2014 with a total of 789 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jensen" is not a popular baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 856 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jensen" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jensen as well as things modernly associated with the name Jensen such as celebrities named Jensen.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Jensen

The name "Jensen" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Son of Jens". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles is an actor and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Jensen was born in 1978 as Jensen Ross Ackles in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Jensen Buchanan

Jensen Buchanan is an actress. Jensen was born in 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nesnej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ejesnn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jensen born Sep 18, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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