Name: Johnson

Origin and Meaning of the Name Johnson

  • Meaning:
    God is gracious
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    (JON son)
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Miscellaneous Info for Johnson

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
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    Johnson is a familial surname that rarely occurs as a first name. Famous bearers include Sports hero Earvin "Magic" Johnson and 17th President of the US Andrew Johnson.

    "Johnson" is sometimes used as American slang to reference a man's genitals.

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