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Gender: Male Meaning of Johnson: "son of John" Origin of Johnson: English

The name Johnson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of John". Johnson and is often added to user-created lists like Puritan Surnames and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

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Famous People Named Johnson

Johnson Barnes aka Blu, American rapper
Johnson Bwalya, Zambian footballer
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States
Wes Johnson, American YouTuber and member of Smosh Games

Pop Culture References for the name Johnson

Johnson Johnson, main character in mystery novels by Dorothy Dunnett
Johnson, pink elephant character on Australian TV series "Johnson and Friends"
Johnson, slang for penis

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