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