Johnston (surname)

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Johnston
Language(s)Gaelic
Origin
Meaning1. "John's town"
2. "St John's town"
Other names
Variant form(s)Johnstone

Johnston is in most cases a habitational surname derived from several places in Scotland. Historically, the surname has been most common throughout Scotland and Ireland.

Etymology[edit]

This surname is derived from the genitive case of the given name John and tone or toun ("settlement" in Middle English, literally meaning "John's town".

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