Janis Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Janice. French: unexplained. Latvian: from the first name Janis, Latvian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Danis, Manis, Joanis, Janes, Janos, Jans, Janas, Enis, Janik, Banis

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Janis Family Origin

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Janis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Banker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Janis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Janis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janis family was Banker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janis.

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Janis Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Janis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janis in 1950 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janis

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