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The nationality of Jonhston can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Jonhston may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Jonhston come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Jonhston are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Jonhston were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Jonhston. Family names like Jonhston transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Jonhston name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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