Last name: JOHNS

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Last name frequency

JOHNS : This last name is indexed 173,946 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

JOHNS : 1: English and Welsh: variant of John with genitival or excrescent -s or a variant of Jones. It is common in Cornwall and Devon south Wales the West Midlands and Lancashire. In North America this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages such as Albanian Gjonaj or any other Albanian patronymic from the personal name Gjon ‘John’ and its variants or derivatives; see also examples at Johnson.2: German: patronymic from John or a shortened form of Johannes.3: Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz.

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