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About the Meiklejohn surname

A Scottish surname that means "Big John" (Mekle John). The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Mekle John Burne, which was dated 1495, in the register of Branxhelm, Liddesdale. There are many variant spellings: Meiklejohn, Meaklejohne, Mecjklejohn, Mikijohn, Mikijon, Mikiljhone, and others.