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What does Johnston mean?


Name:
Johnston
Pronunciation:
\jo(h)-ns-ton, john-ston\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
son of John
Origin:
English
Relate Names:
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Variant Forms:
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Popularity

Johnston is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#214 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Johnston \jo(h)-ns-ton, john-ston\ as a boy's name is a variant of Johnson (Old English), and the meaning of Johnston is "son of John". The baby name Johnston sounds like Winston and Wynston. Other similar baby names are Jonson, Dunston, Janson, Jenson, Jansson, Jensson and Jeston.