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Multiple Origins for the Surname Jensen


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Jensen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jensen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Jensen, aged 32, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Peder Jensen, aged 25, landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Hans Andrias Jensen, aged 2, landed in New York, NY in 1843
  • Emma Jensen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Trol Conrad Jensen, who landed in New York in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jensen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sara Benthim Jensen, who landed in Arkansas in 1904
  • Knud T Jensen, aged 21, arrived in New York, NY in 1904
  • Dorthea Jensen, who landed in Colorado in 1905
  • Paul Jensen, who arrived in Arkansas in 1905
  • Lauriz Jensen, who arrived in Mississippi in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jensen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Johann Jensen, aged 33, arrived in Quebec in 1868

Jensen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mathias Jensen, aged 34, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Karen M. Jensen, aged 34, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Peter H. Jensen, aged 6, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Ano J. Jensen, aged 3, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Hans Jensen, aged 21, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jensen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jensen (post 1700)



  • Annis "Big Red" Jensen (1921-2015), American roller derby skater, 1st women's captain of the San Francisco Bay Bombers, inducted into the Roller Derby Hall of Fame in 1964
  • Debra Jensen (b. 1958), American model
  • Ronald Bjorn Jensen (b. 1936), American mathematician awarded the Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in 2003
  • John P. Jensen, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 11th District, 1920
  • John W. Jensen, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 28th District, 1968
  • John W. Jensen, American Republican politician, Elected Iowa State Senate 11th District 1982
  • Julius C. Jensen, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Copenhagen, 1921-26; Oslo, 1929-32; Basel, 1943
  • L. Sid Jensen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1972
  • Lara Diane Jensen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008
  • Laura Jensen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 21st District, 1960
  • ... (Another 94 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Jensen Historic Events


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Jensen Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Miss Annie Jensen, Canadian Third Class Passenger from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. Andies  Jensen (1894-1917), Danish Fireman aboard the SS Curaca from Magleby, Denmark who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Charles Valdemar Jensen (d. 1912), aged 25, English Saloon Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Hans Peder Jensen (d. 1912), aged 20, Danish Third Class passenger from Eskilstrup who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Niels Peder "Rasmus" Jensen (d. 1912), aged 48, American Third Class passenger from Portland, Oregon who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Svend Lauritz Jensen (d. 1912), aged 17, Danish Third Class passenger from Eskilstrup who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Jensen


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Suggested Readings for the name Jensen



  • The Sogndalers by Ted Lawrence Bartlett.

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Jensen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Jensen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jensen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 January 2017 at 18:19.

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