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Janowitz Family History

Janowitz Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of Polish Janowicz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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2,152 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
512 Military Records
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2,412 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Janowitz Families

  • Number of Janowitz families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Janowitz last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Janowitz Family Origin

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Janowitz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Janowitz

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Janowitz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Janowitz

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