Hi I was wondering if anyone knew the meaning of the name Woltjen. It is my great grandfather's name, who adopted my grandfather. My great grandfather, Herman Woltjen's parents were from Germany. I found there are many Woltjens from Bremmen Germany.
I have found that Wolt means forest. I can't find what the jen part means. I also wonder if it may not be originally a Danish name.
I look up jen and can find nothing. I have also seen the name as Woltjer.