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Spelling variations of this family name include: Jahn, Johansen, Johannsen, Johannesen, Jonsen, Johnsen, Jensen, Joensen, Jansen, Jahnsen, Jantzen, Johanson, Johansson, Johanesson, Johannsson, Johannesson, Jonsson, Johnsson, Jönsson and many more.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Johansson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Didrich Johansson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Lars Johansson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Simon Johansson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627

Johansson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Erik Johansson, aged 48, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Gustaf Adolf Johansson, aged 30, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Anders Johansson, aged 26, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Gottfrid Johansson, aged 24, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849
  • Johan August Johansson, aged 16, arrived in New York in 1849
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  • E. A. Johansson, American politician, Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1942; Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1946
  • Scarlett Johansson (b. 1984), American actress
  • Tord Gustav Allan Johansson (1955-2015), Swedish businessman
  • Hjalmar Johansson (1874-1957), Swedish winner of a gold and sliver Olympic medal for swimming at 1908 and 1912 games
  • Stefan Johansson (b. 1956), Formula One driver
  • Olof Johansson (b. 1937), former president of Centerpartiet
  • Lennart Johansson (b. 1929), president of the European Football Federation
  • Joachim Johansson (b. 1982), retired Swedish tennis player
  • Jan Johansson (1931-1968), Swedish jazz pianist
  • Carl Edvard Johansson (1864-1943), Swedish inventor of the gauge block set
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Johansson Historic Events



RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Erik Johansson (d. 1912), aged 22, Swedish Third Class passenger from Frostensmåla, Småland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
  • Mr. Gustaf Joel Johansson (d. 1912), aged 33, Swedish Third Class passenger from Bäckebo, Småland who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
  • Mr. Karl Johan Johansson (d. 1912), aged 31, American Third Class passenger from Duluth, Minnesota who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • Mr. Nils Johansson (d. 1912), aged 29, American Third Class passenger from Chicago, Illinois who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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