[ 2 syll. jen-sen, je-ns-en ] The baby boy name Jensen is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as JHEHNSehN †. Jensen is largely used in the English and Scandinavian languages, and it is derived from Scandinavian and Hebrew origins. From Scandinavian roots, its meaning is son of Jens - in this context, Jensen can be used in the English language. The first name is derived from the Danish and Norwegian surname.
Jensen is a variant of the name Janson (English and Scandinavian).
Jensen is also a Scandinavian variant of the name Johnson (English).
Jensen is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked recently in 2018 with 0.062% of baby boys being given the name Jensen. It ranked at #293 then. Among all boy names in its group, Jensen was the most regularly used in 2018. Though Jensen is somewhat used more commonly as a baby boy name today, there was a period from 1998 to 1998 that it was more popular with girls. From 2008 on, increasingly more baby boys than girls were named Jensen.
Baby names that sound like Jensen include Jackman, Jamun, Jansahn, Jansan, Jansen, Jansin, Janson, Janssen, Jansson, Jansun, Janzen, Janzon, Jasman, Jasmon, Jazzmen, Jazzmon, Jenkin, Jensin, Jenson, and Jenssen.
† Pronunciation for Jensen: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"