Janes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Jan (see Jayne). Czech (Janeš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Greek Ioannes (see John).

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

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Janes Family Origin

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Janes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Janes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Janes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janes family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janes.

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Janes Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Janes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janes in 1951 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janes

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