Janet Family History

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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

What did your Janet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Janet family was Keeping House.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Janet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Janet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janet 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Janet. 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 327 military records available for the last name Janet. For the veterans among your Janet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janet Life Expectancy

What is the average Janet lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janet 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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