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%

Popular Names

Some popular names: Ralph Johnson Marilyn Johnson Lori Johnson Christina Johnson Carolyn Johnson Frances Johnson Craig Johnson Irene Johnson Amy Johnson Alan Johnson Jennifer Johnson Shirley Johnson Cheryl Johnson Heather Johnson Nancy Johnson Rebecca Johnson Lillian Johnson Ruth Johnson Janet Johnson Donna Johnson Katherine Johnson Catherine Johnson Susan Johnson Tammy Johnson Jacqueline Johnson Nicholas Johnson Benjamin Johnson Carol Johnson Kelly Johnson Amanda Johnson Bonnie Johnson Ruby Johnson Patricia Johnson Jane Johnson Theresa Johnson Ashley Johnson Ann 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"