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Gender: Male Meaning of Jenson: "son of Jens" Origin of Jenson: Scandinavian

The name Jenson is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "son of Jens". Jenson and is often added to lists like Variations of John and discussed in our forums with posts like "My nickname is X, but it's short for Y, not Z".

From the experts:

The surname name Jenson is in the British Top 100 thanks to champion race car driver Jenson Button. Jenson might be an honorific for an ancestral John, the English form of Jens or Johannes, or even Jen.

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Famous People Named Jenson

Jenson Alexander Lyons Button, English racing driver
Jenson Eugene Simon Joseph, Antiguan cricketer
Nicholas Jenson, creator of one of the first Roman typefaces

Pop Culture References for the name Jenson

Jenson McKenzie, German rock band
Jenson, main character in Shaelin Bishop's short story Symbiosis


namelover0711 Says:


I prefer the spelling Jensen but I think this is a great name!

hannahmd Says:


This is my little cousins name, and it is absolutely adorable on him!