Spelling variation of Jenson and Danish surname
"son of Jens"

Jensen Origin and Meaning

The name Jensen is a boy's name of Danish origin meaning "son of Jens".

A variation of Jenson, which is actually more popular than the original in the United States. This spelling also holds the distinction of being the most common surname in Denmark.

Jensen Ackles, best known for his portrayal of Dean Winchester on the hit television show Supernatural, has brought this name into the spotlight.

# 301 in the US

Jensen Rank in US Top 1000

# 1067 on Nameberry

Jensen Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jensen Popularity

Famous People Named Jensen

  • Jensen Ross AcklesAmerican actor
  • JensenGerard Karp aka Hot Karl, American rapper and performer
  • Jensen Gering (b. 2008)son of actors Galen and Jenna Gering
  • Jensen James Beatie (b. 2010)son of trans activist and media personality Thomas Beatie
  • J. Hans D. JensenGerman nuclear physicist and Nobel prizewinner
  • Johannes Vilhelm Jensenwinner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Jensen in Pop Culture

  • Jensenminor villain character on TV series "Days of our Lives"
  • Gabe Jensenfrom the movie "Mindhunters" played by LL Cool J
  • Jensenminor character in the TV show "Parenthood," portrayed by actor Cole Jackson Sand