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Janak Name Meaning

Czech (Janák): from an augmentative form of the personal name Jan, vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janas, Janik, Jonak, Manak, Hanak, Janek, Jank, Janos, Janes, Panek

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Janak Family Origin

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Janak Family Occupations

What did your Janak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Brewer - Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Janak. The most common Janak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Janak's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Brewer - Farmer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Janak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Janak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Janak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Janak. For the veterans among your Janak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janak Life Expectancy

What is the average Janak lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Janak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janak in 1959 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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