Johnston (surname)

Summary

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.

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

EtymologyEdit

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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See alsoEdit

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