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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JAHN-sən American English
JAWN-sən British English
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Meaning & History

Means "son of JOHN". Famous bearers include American presidents Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).

Related Names

VariantJohns
Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan Armenian Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev Bulgarian Ivanović, Janković Croatian Janiček Czech Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen Danish Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy Dutch Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch German Giannopoulos, Ioannidis Greek Jóhannsson Icelandic Mallon, Malone, Mollown, Ó Maoil Eoin Irish Giannino, Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino Italian Jansons Latvian Jonaitis Lithuanian Ivanov, Ivanovski Macedonian Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen Norwegian Ionescu, Ionesco Romanian Ivanov Russian Ivanović, Jovanović, Janković Serbian Jankovic Slovak Jankovič Slovene Ibáñez Spanish Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Johnsson, Hansson Swedish Ivanov Ukrainian Bevan, Evans, Jones Welsh

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute