Johnson Family History
Johnson Surname History
Johnson family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Johnson family members. This page is the home for the complete history of the Johnson surname, Johnson origins, and history of people with the Johnson name. The Johnson family is an old family line that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Johnson has migrated, it has changed making its etymology difficult to unearth.
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The evolution of Johnson starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Johnson name may have changed with them. It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Johnson family members have travelled around the world all throughout history.
Johnson country of origin
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The nationality of Johnson is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Johnson may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Johnson
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The meaning of Johnson come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Many of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Johnson originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- John G. Johnson 1797 - 1873
- Walter Frederick Newell Johnson 1892 - ?
- Charles Tyson Johnson 1840 - ?
- Ann Tyson Johnson 1832 - 1911
- Jewel Myrtle Johnson Somers 1905 - ?
- Lavina Tyson Johnson 1845 - ?
- Iva Ann Johnson Layne 1903 - ?
- Dale Johnson
- Henry Tyson Johnson 1837 - ?
- Susan Johnson
- Elizabeth Johnson
- Walter Harriman Johnson 1875 - ?
- Elwood Johnson
- Stella Johnson Hout 1907 - ?
- Alta Ara Draper Johnson 1870 - ?
- Harry Johnson 1874 - ?
- Verna Manda Johnson 1919 - 2010
- Margaret Tyson Johnson 1834 - ?
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Famous people named Johnson
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Johnson
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Johnson. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Johnson family
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Johnson spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Johnson family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Johnson were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Johnson. Surnames like Johnson vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time.