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Janas Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Janas, a derivative of Jan, vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janos, Janak, Janes, Banas, Jans, Panas, Janus, Janis, Joanis, Janz

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Where is the Janas family from?

You can see how Janas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Janas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Janas families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Janas's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Janas families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Janas. 29% of Janas men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Janas women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Janas were New Worker and Dining Room. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Weaver
    10%
  • Dining Room
    10%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Janas. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Janas lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Janas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Janas in 1949 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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