Christensen Family History & Genealogy

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Christensen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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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Christensen Life Expectancy

According to our database of 27,661 people with the last name Christensen that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

73.5
years

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Most Common Christensen First Names

According to our database of 45,819 people with the last name Christensen that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 1.7%
  • Hans 1.3%
  • Ole 1.2%
  • Robert 1.2%
  • Carl 1.2%
  • Christian 1.1%
  • Mary 1.0%
  • Anna 1.0%
  • William 1.0%
  • Christen 0.9%
  • James 0.9%
  • Marie 0.8%
  • Peter 0.8%
  • Charles 0.7%
  • George 0.7%
  • Harold 0.7%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Chris 0.6%
  • Jens 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.6%
  • Donald 0.6%
  • Lars 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Anders 0.5%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Henry 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Thomas 0.5%
  • Richard 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Alfred 0.4%
  • Andrew 0.4%
  • Martin 0.4%
  • Peder 0.4%
  • Johan 0.4%
  • Edward 0.4%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Niels 0.4%
  • Clarence 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Andreas 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • David 0.4%
  • Elizabeth 0.3%
  • Johannes 0.3%
  • Earl 0.3%
  • Nils 0.3%

Christensen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Christiansen
Christianson
Kristiansen

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