What does Jens mean?
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▲.Creative forms:
(male) Jensse, Jons, ..
(female) Jene, Jenscey, .. Middle name pairings:
Jens Samuel (J.S.), ..
How popular is Jens?
Jens is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29873 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Jens for boys. Jens was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #1150 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the history of Jens and affiliated names. Ean (#977 a year ago), Hans (#1411), Ian (#76), Jack (#40), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jenkins, Jensen (#396), Jenson (#1319), Joao, Jock, John (#26), Jon (#737), Juan (#114), Sean (#211) and Zane (#233) are the prominent alternative forms of Jens. Other variants, like Jehan, are seldom used. These relations of Jens were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 8.5%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 1.7%, ▼80%), with versions like Jan becoming less trendy. Ean, Ian, Jensen and Zane are four of the more trendy birth names here.
Jens is pronounced similarly to Jones. Other recommended names are Fons, Jano, Janse, Janus, Je-, Jeb, Jed, Jedd, Jeff▼, Jeh, Jehu, Jem, Jeno, Jere, Jerk, Jess▼, Jesse▼, Jessy, Jesus, Jet, Jeth, Jett▲, Jino, Jonas, Jonn, Joos, Joss, June, Owens and Pons. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jens.See names in meaning and etymology.