Janney Family History

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Janney Name Meaning

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

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

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Janney Family Origin

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Janney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Merchant

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janney. The most common Janney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Janney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Janney family was Merchant.

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Janney Historical Records

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Janney Life Expectancy

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