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Origin Of The Surname Johnson

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Meaning Of The Surname Johnson

Descendant of John

Interesting Facts About Johnson

Johnson was a surname given to members of the household of men bearing the name John. This passing of names was even given to servants sometimes who also had to bear the household name. The name John as a first name has always been popular in Britain because of the many Saints named John such as Saint John the Baptist. Because of this patronymic surnames of John are very common. Famous bearers of this name include Lyndon Johnson who was the 36th president of the United States of America, and Samuel Johnson who was an English author.

Johnson Statistics

Johnson is the number 11 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 214,969 share the surname Johnson in the UK.

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