First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Johansen

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

N is for nifty, how neat!

S is for success, in all you will do.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Johansen

David Johansen is a musician, songwriter, and actor. He was most active from 1968 to present. David was given the name David Roger Johansen on January 9th, 1950 in Staten Island, New York, United States.


Stefan Johansen is a soccer player for the Celtic F.C., FK Bodø/Glimt, Strømsgodset IF, and Norway national under-17 football team. Stefan was born on January 8th, 1991 in Vardø, Norway.


Ryan Johansen is a hockey player for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Ryan was born on July 31st, 1992 in Vancouver.


Iris Johansen is a romance novel, thriller (genre), and crime fiction novelist. She was most prominent from 1983 to present. Iris was born on April 7th, 1938.


Eirik Johansen is a soccer player for the New York City FC, Teie IF, Manchester City F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Sandefjord Fotball, Wilmington Hammerheads FC, and Norway national under-17 football team. Eirik was born on July 12th, 1992 in Tønsberg, Norway.


Jon Lech Johansen is a leading person. Jon was born on November 18th, 1983 in Harstad.


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Popularity of Johansen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Johansen U.S.
  White 93.15% 64.26%
  African American 0.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Johansen

People with the last name Johansen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Johansen

  • How Popular is the name Johansen? Johansen is the 59,203rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Johansen was the 3,619th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Johansen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23 babies born with the first name Johansen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Johansen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Johansen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Johansen is Thursday, November 12th, 1959.
  • What year had the most people named Johansen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Johansen was in 1994 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Johansen: Your name in reverse order is Nesnahoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Joanhesn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Johansen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,815 people with the last name Johansen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Johansen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Johansen as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.