- 1808-75; 17th president of the U.S. (1865-69)
- 1871-1938; U.S. writer & diplomat
- 1908-73; 36th president of the U.S. (1963-69)
- 1906-2005; U.S. architect
- 1911-38; U.S. blues guitarist, singer, & composer
- 1709-84; Eng. lexicographer, writer, & critic: known as Dr. Johnson
Origin of johnsonFrom the name Johnson
- (slang) Penis.
- In the U.S. the name Johnson has been adopted by numerous immigrant families originally named Johansson, Johnsson, Johansen, Jonsson, etc.