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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Danish
Pronounced Pron. YEHN-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of JENS". This is the most common surname in Denmark.

Related Names

VariantJenson
Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev(Bulgarian) Ivanović, Janković(Croatian) Janda, Janíček, Jandáček(Czech) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Jeanes, Johns, Johnson, Jones, Hancock, Jenkins, Jennings, Jinks(English) Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch(German) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jankovics(Hungarian) Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Mallon, Malone, Mollown, Ó Maoil Eoin(Irish) Giannino, Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino(Italian) Jansons(Latvian) Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski(Macedonian) Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Hansen, Johnsen(Norwegian) Janda(Polish) Ionescu, Ionesco(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Ivanović, Jovanović, Janković(Serbian) Jankovic(Slovak) Jankovič(Slovene) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Jensson, Johansson, Jonsson, Hansson, Johnsson, Jönsson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)
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