The name 'Johnson' is the 2nd most common last name in the USA. It is English and Scottish in origin. Approximately 1.9 million Americans have that surname. It is also the 9th most common surname in Canada as almost 80 000 people have that surname. It is the 8th most common surname in England with about 87 000 people having that surname. Given that data, it shouldn't be a surprise that many athletes have that last name. Do you know your 'Johnsons'? Time to find out!