Janek Family History

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Janek Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Jan.

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


Similar surnames: Janik, Jasek, Janes, Panek, Janet, Junek, Janey, Hanek, Danek, Janak

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Janek Family Origin

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Janek Family Occupations

What did your Janek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Janek occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 50% of Janek's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Janek.

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  • Brick Mason

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Janek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janek 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 Janek. 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 Janek. For the veterans among your Janek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janek Life Expectancy

What is the average Janek lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Janek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Janek in 1958 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janek 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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