Meaning and Name Origin
Jens has 27 more related forms via John: Anno, Ean▼, Ewen, Hans▼, Hansl, Ian▲, Jack, Jan▼, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean▼, Jehan, Jenkin, Jenkins, Jian, Joao, Jock, Johnn, Jon▼, Jona, Juan, Sean▲, Seann and Zane▲.
Jens is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#83302 out of 88799, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jens for boys. Jens reached its apex rank of #91 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jens and affiliated names. Ean (#997 a year ago), Hans, Ian (#77), Jack (#41), Jan, Jean, Jensen (#395), Jenson, John (#26), Jon (#675), Juan (#98), Sean (#193) and Zane (#224) are the prominent alternative forms of Jens ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 and are somewhat less popular today, with the versions Ean, Hans, Jan, Jean and Jon becoming somewhat dated. Ian (#77), Jensen (#395), Sean (#193) and Zane (#224) are four of the more trendy birth names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)