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Janovic Family History

Janovic Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Jankovic, Janowicz, Janosik, Jovanovic, Jankovich, Jarvi, Jarvis

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Where is the Janovic family from?

You can see how Janovic families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Janovic family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Janovic families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Janovic families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Janovic's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Janovic families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Janovic surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Janovic ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Janovic. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 381 census records available for the last name Janovic. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janovic census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 226 immigration records available for the last name Janovic. 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 Cards

There are 84 military records available for the last name Janovic. For the veterans among your Janovic ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Janovic lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Janovic life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Janovic in 1959 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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