Johansson

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Johansson
Origin
Region of origin Sweden
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[edit]

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]

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