Janet Name Meaning

English: from a pet form (not necessarily female) of the personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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


Similar surnames: Janes, Janey, Janek, Jane, Pane, Jansen, Jacek, Jank, Jantz, Janz

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Janet Family Origin

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Janet Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Janet family was Keeping House. Farming and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Janet. The most common Janet occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Janet's were Farmings.

Source: Census data for Janet | Data not to scale

Janet Historical Records

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Janet Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Janet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Janet in 1963 was 70, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janet

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