When Nils Johanson was born on 3 November 1725, in Gamleby, Kalmar, Sweden, his father, Johan Nilsson, was 49 and his mother, Elisabet Mårtensdotter, was 40. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Maja Nilsdotter.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Lars, Anders, Helmer, Mats, Alf, Alvar, Astrid, Einer, Eskil, Fritjof. German Kurt, Gerhard, Otto, Fritz.
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Johansson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian, Danish, and North German cognate Johansen . Compare Johnson .