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Johnson Surname Origin

The son of John. Son of John

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Johnson  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Johnson Last Name Meaning
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A Johnson Family History Thought:

'I saw behind me those who had gone, and before me, those who were to come. I looked back and saw my father, and his father, and all our fathers, and in front, to see my son, and his son, and the sons upon sons beyond.

And their eyes were my eyes.

As I felt, so they had felt, and were to feel, as then, so now, as tomorrow and forever.

Then I was not afraid, for I was in a long line that had no beginning, and no end, and the hand of his father grasped my father's hand, and his hand was in mine, and my unborn son took my right hand, and all, up and down the line that stretched from Time That Was, to Time That Is, and Is Not Yet, raised their hands to show the link, and we found that we were one...' --Richard Llewellyn in How Green Was My Valley







Johnson  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Johnson Last Name Meaning
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There is more to Johnson family history than the origin of your surname:

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A Johnson Family History Thought:

'Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionaries.' --Franklin D. Roosevelt




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