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Gender: M Meaning of Jensen: "son of Jens" Origin of Jensen: Spelling variation of Jenson and Danish surname Jensen's Popularity in 2016: #365

A variation of Jenson, which is actually more popular than the original in the United States. Since reentering the U.S. Top 1000 in 2008, Jensen has risen over 600 places to Number 365. 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.

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Famous People Named Jensen

Jensen Ross Ackles, American actor
Jensen-Gerard 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. Jensen, German nuclear physicist and Nobel prizewinner
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Pop Culture References for the name Jensen

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