Janowitz Family History

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Janowitz Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of Polish Janowicz.

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


Similar surnames: Janowicz, Aronowitz, Kowitz, Kantrowitz, Jacobowitz, Kaplowitz

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Janowitz Family Origin

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Janowitz Family Occupations

What did your Janowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Janowitz occupation in the USA was Baker. 20% of Janowitz's were Bakers. Baker, Proprietor Of Saloon and R. R. Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Janowitz. A less common occupation for the Janowitz family was Teacher.

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Proprietor Of Saloon

    20%
  • R. R. Agent

    20%
  • Teacher

    20%

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

Janowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Janowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Janowitz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Janowitz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Janowitz. For the veterans among your Janowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Janowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Janowitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Janowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Janowitz in 1962 was 48, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Janowitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Janowitz 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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