Janka Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant of Janke. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name János, Hungarian form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Jank, Janko, Janca, Hanka, Jacka, Jarka, Janke, Jansa, Manka, Jenke

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Janka Family Origin

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Janka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Saloon

    10%

In 1880, the most common Janka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Janka's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janka family was Saloon. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janka.

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Janka Historical Records

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Janka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Janka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Janka in 1953 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janka

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