Last name: JANSON

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All you have to know about the last name JANSON

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JANSON : This last name is indexed 192,891 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

JANSON : 1: Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Jansson a cognate of 4 and 5 below.2: Americanized form of Dutch Flemish North German Norwegian and Danish Jansen and Janssen cognates of 4 and 5 below.3: French: from the personal name Janson a variant of Jeanson.4: Dutch: from Janszoon a patronymic from the personal name Jan ‘John’. This is a less common but still quite frequent variant of Jansen.5: English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jan a common form of John + son; compare Johnson and Jenson with which this name was interchangeble.

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