Johnson - boys name

Johnson name popularity, meaning and origin

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Johnson name meaning:

The name "Johnson" is a patronymic surname derived from the given name "John." It is an English and Scottish name that has a long history and is still commonly used today. The name "Johnson" signifies a person's ancestry or association with someone named John, indicating that the person is the son of John or belongs to the John's lineage.

In terms of meaning, the name "Johnson" generally reflects qualities associated with individuals named John. Though it can vary from person to person, some common traits associated with this name include strong-willed, independent, intelligent, and confident. As with any name, the meaning can be influenced by cultural and personal interpretations, but these characteristics are often associated with the name "Johnson."

It is important to note that the meaning of a name does not necessarily determine an individual's personality or future. Names are simply labels given to individuals, and their true meaning and significance are shaped by the person who bears the name and their own unique experiences and qualities.

Origin: English

Variant of the Hebrew John 'Jehovah has been gracious; has shown favor'.

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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Johnson

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