Janey Family History

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Janey Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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

Similar surnames: Janney, Janes, Janet, Baney, Janek, Haney, Maney, Yaney, Aney, Jane

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Janey Family Origin

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Janey Family Occupations

What did your Janey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janey. The most common Janey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Janey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janey family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Barber


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

Janey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janey 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Janey. 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 446 military records available for the last name Janey. For the veterans among your Janey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janey Life Expectancy

What is the average Janey lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Janey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Janey in 1940 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janey 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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