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Christensen   Danish pronunciation:  [ˈkʁɛstn̩sn̩] , is a  Danish  (and  Norwegian )  patronymic   surname , literally meaning  son of Christen , a sideform of Christian. The spelling variant  Kristensen  has identical pronunciation. Christensen is the sixth most common name in  Denmark , shared by about 2% of the population. [1]  In Norway and  Sweden  the name can also be spelled Christenson or Kristenson.

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The meaning of Christensen come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these profession-based family names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Christensen originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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