Johnson Last Name

Johnson Last Name Meaning

Johnson is a surname of English origin. The name itself is a patronym of the given name John, literally meaning "son of John". The name John derives from Latin Johannes, which is derived through Greek Ἰωάννης Iōannēs from Hebrew יוחנן Yohanan, meaning "Yahweh has favoured". The name has been extremely popular in Europe since the Christian era as a result of it being given to St John the Baptist, St John the Evangelist and nearly one thousand other Christian saints. Johnson is the ninth most common surname in Sweden/Scandinavia, second most common in the United States and 154th most common in the world. Read more at Wikipedia

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Johnson Last Name Statistics

Johnson Last Name Race Distribution

Race Percent
White 61.55%
Black 33.80%
Asian and Pacific Islander 0.42%
American Indian and Native Alaskan 0.91%
Two or more 1.82%
Hispanic 1.50%

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Some popular names: Katherine Johnson Julia Johnson Ruth Johnson Mildred Johnson Diana Johnson Irene Johnson Denise Johnson Louise Johnson Gloria Johnson Ruby Johnson Janice Johnson Mary Johnson Jonathan Johnson Lori Johnson Rose Johnson Ralph Johnson Maria Johnson Carolyn Johnson Nicholas Johnson Cheryl Johnson Heather Johnson Deborah Johnson Jessica Johnson Roger Johnson Alice Johnson Janet Johnson Pamela Johnson Linda Johnson Marie Johnson Helen Johnson Elizabeth Johnson Virginia Johnson Carol Johnson Phillip Johnson Shirley Johnson Amanda Johnson Kimberly Johnson

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Footnotes

The main source for the information are US Census studies "Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000" and "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990"