Johnston - boys name

Johnston name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 0%

Johnston name meaning:

The name Johnston is of Scottish origin and is derived from the medieval given name John, which means "God is gracious" or "gift of God." It has been a popular surname in Scotland and other English-speaking countries for centuries. The addition of "-ston" to the name adds a suffix that indicates a place name, suggesting a connection to a location named John's town or John's settlement.

Boys with the name Johnston may carry with them a sense of divine favor or blessing, as well as a connection to their Scottish heritage. The name also carries a sense of community and belonging, suggesting ties to a specific place or origin. Overall, the name Johnston conveys a strong sense of identity and history, making it a meaningful and significant choice for a boy's name.

Origin: Scottish

From John's farm.

Other boys names beginning with J


This name does not feature in the UK baby names statistics - so feel free to go ahead and start a trend!