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What does Jansen mean?

Jansen Pronunciation of Jansen as a boys' name has its root in Scandinavian, and Jansen means "son of Jan". Jansen is an alternate form of Janson (Scandinavian).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ja-, scandinavian


VARIANTS Jenson, Jensen, Janzen, Jansson, Janssen




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How popular is Jansen?

Jansen is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2072 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Jansen was first listed in 1992 and reached its peak position of #1234 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jansen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jansen outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Jansen rated in the Top 2000 are Jensen (#396 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Jenson (#1319). Adoption of these relations of Jansen is at its most widespread presently (AVERAGE #1238). Jensen has historically been popular among parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jansen, Jensen, Jenson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jansen is alike in pronunciation to Jensson, Johnson and Jonson. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Babsen (see Babson), Bensen, Bransen, Carsen, Hansel, Hansen, Hanson, Hanssen, Jacen, Jacksen, Jacson, Jaden, Jaeden, Jaiden, Jaisen, Jaison, Jakson, Jalen, Jameson, Jamison, Jamsey, Janan, Janek, Janne, Jaren, Jarren, Jase, Jasen, Jasin, Jason, Jasun, Jaxen, Jaxson, Jaycen, Jayden, Jaylen, Jaysen, Jayson, Jayven, Jenkin, Jenkyn (see Jenkin), Jimson, Judsen, Kannen, Landen, Larsen, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Massen, Sanson, Tamsen, Tannen, Tansen and Tanson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jansen.

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