What does Johnson mean?
Used mostly in the 19th century. Playwright Ben Jonson; track celebrity Michael Johnson; President Lyndon B. Johnson.
How popular is Johnson?
Johnson is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1128 out of 1220, Top 92%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Johnson for boys. Johnson reached its top position of #506 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
Johnson▼ is pronounced similarly to Jansen, Janson, Jansson, Jensen▲, Jenson and Jensson. Other recommended similar baby names are Alanson, Annson, Anson, Benson▲, Boynton, Branson▲, Bronnson, Bronson▲, Colson, Conlon, Coulson, Dodgson, Dotson, Dottson, Dowson, Hanson, Hobbson, Hobson, Hodgson, Jackson▲, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Jameson▲, Jamison▲, Jason▲, Jaxson▲, Jayson▲, Jimson, Johan▲, Johanan, Johann, John, Johnathon▼, Johnie▼, Johnn, Johnnie▼, Johnny▼, Johntay, Johnte, Johon, Jolyon, Jonn, Jordon▼, Joron, Jovon, Judson▼, London▲, Robeson, Robinson, Robson, Robynson, Ronson, Sanson, Swenson, Tanson, Vinson and Woodson. These names tend to be less frequently used than Johnson.