Johansson

Johansson
Origin
Region of originSweden
Language(s)Germanic
Meaning"son of Johan"
Other names
Variant(s)Johanson, Johansen, Johnson, Jones

Johansson is a patronymic family name of Swedish origin meaning "son of Johan", or "Johan's son". It is the most common Swedish family name, followed by Andersson.[1] (First 18 surnames ends -sson.[2])The Danish, Norwegian, German and Dutch variant is Johansen, while the most common spelling in the US is Johanson. There are still other spellings. Johansson is an uncommon given name.

Geographical distribution

As of 2014, 91.2% of all known bearers of the surname Johansson were residents of Sweden (frequency 1:39), 2.5% of Finland (1:802), 1.5% of Norway (1:1,274), 1.4% of the United States (1:93,010) and 1.0% of Denmark (1:2,022).

In Sweden, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:39) in the following counties:

In Finland, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:802) in the following regions:[3]

Other Languages
беларуская: Юхансан
čeština: Johansson
Deutsch: Johansson
español: Johansson
français: Johansson
한국어: 요한손
italiano: Johansson
latviešu: Johansson
日本語: ヨハンソン
polski: Johansson
português: Johansson
русский: Юханссон
suomi: Johansson
svenska: Johansson
Türkçe: Johansson
українська: Юганссон