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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jansen

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  1. A Dutch Roman Catholic theologian (1585-1638)
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Through immigration from Dutch Jansen.

  1. A surname​.
  2. An unincorporated community in Colorado
  3. A village in Nebraska
  4. A village in Saskatchewan, Canada

Jansen was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Jansen

Jansen Panettiere is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Jansen was born on September 25th, 1994 in Palisades, New York.

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Jansen Harkins is a hockey player for the Winnipeg Jets in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2013 to present. Jansen was born on May 23rd, 1997 in Cleveland.

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Jansen was born in 1918. He breathed his last breath in 2004.

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Jansen is a soccer player for the CR Vasco da Gama. Jansen was born on July 10th, 1927.

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Jansen Berry is an athlete for the Kinsley Boys F.C.

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Jansen Dalli is an athlete for the Lions Gibraltar F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jansen

Floor Jansen is a neoclassical metal, power metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal, thrash metal, and gothic metal singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She plays Guitar, Piano, Flute, Violin, and Vocals. She has been prominent since 1997. Floor was born Floor Jansen on February 21st, 1981.

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Mallory Jansen is an actress. She was most active from 2012 to present. Mallory was born on June 18th, 1989.

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Theo Jansen is an artist. Theo was born on March 14th, 1948 in Scheveningen, Netherlands.

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Gaite Jansen is an actress and actor. Gaite was born on December 25th, 1991 in Rotterdam.

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Mark Jansen is a symphonic metal, progressive metal, and death metal musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He holds the title Epica – Design Your Universe. Mark was born on December 15th, 1978.

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Kenley Jansen is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kenley was born on September 30th, 1987 in Willemstad.

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How popular is the baby name Jansen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1964 7 0 7
1965 10 0 10
1966 5 0 5
1969 10 0 10
1970 6 0 6
1971 6 0 6
1972 11 0 11
1973 11 0 11
1974 5 0 5
1975 10 0 10
1976 8 0 8
1977 21 0 21
1978 18 0 18
1979 18 0 18
1980 26 0 26
1981 27 0 27
1982 25 5 20
1983 27 7 20
1984 29 0 29
1985 38 7 31
1986 27 0 27
1987 24 0 24
1988 30 0 30
1989 43 8 35
1990 35 0 35
1991 32 6 26
1992 47 0 47
1993 48 8 40
1994 95 7 88
1995 62 9 53
1996 71 15 56
1997 84 18 66
1998 75 11 64
1999 66 10 56
2000 68 16 52
2001 67 10 57
2002 54 8 46
2003 47 9 38
2004 61 9 52
2005 55 5 50
2006 61 12 49
2007 69 10 59
2008 47 7 40
2009 40 0 40
2010 44 0 44
2011 42 0 42
2012 46 6 40
2013 45 0 45
2014 47 6 41
2015 51 5 46
2016 40 0 40
2017 58 0 58

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Popularity of Jansen as a first name

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Popularity of Jansen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jansen U.S.
  White 93.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jansen

People with the last name Jansen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jansen

  • How Popular is the name Jansen? Jansen is the 6,782nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jansen was the 2,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jansen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,009 babies born with the first name Jansen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jansen to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jansen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jansen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jansen is Saturday, January 20th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Jansen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jansen was in 1994 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Jansen Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jansen is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Jansen: Your name in reverse order is Nesnaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nejsan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jansen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,596 people with the last name Jansen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jansen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Jansen as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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