Name Jens Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jens


Jens is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jens?

Jens is a Danish, Faroese and Frisian short form of Johannes, which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name Jens mean?

Jens means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jens

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Popularity of the name Jens

The name Jens is ranked #2537 overall.

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